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  – Sports Safety Month –

 

Participation in sports offers tremendous social, emotional and physical benefits for children. We know that one of the worst things for kids is being on the sidelines with an injury. As parents and coaches, there are simple things we can do to help reduce preventable injuries – so our kids can continue playing the games they love.

 

Top Tis
    • Prepare Kids for the Demands of Playing a Sport

 

    • Warm Up and Stretch Before Games and Practices

 

    • Remember to Hydrate

 

    • Wear Appropriate Sports Gear

 

    • Don’t Take Chances with the Brain: Know the Signs and Symptoms of Concussions

 

    • Make Rest a Priority

 

    • Be a Prepared Coach

 

  • Be a Supportive Parent 

 

 

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Safe Kids Oregon works to prevent unintentional childhood injury, the number one cause of death for children in the United States. Safe Kids Oregon is a member of Safe Kids Worldwide, a global network of organizations dedicated to preventing unintentional injury. Safe Kids Oregon was founded in 1995 and is proudly led by Oregon Child Development Coalition.

 

 

 

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