Modified sports the safer option for kids

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Are you aware of the safety benefits a modified version of a sport has for your child? Research conducted by Ballarat University, in partnership with VicHealth, has found that parents are directing their children away from seemingly higher-risk sports and aren’t aware that participation in a modified sport has many safety benefits for their child. … Read more

Preventing Soccer (Football) Injuries – Facts and Safety Tips

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Facts on Soccer injuries in Australia How many soccer players? Soccer is one of the most popular team-based sports in Australia and worldwide. Statistics from the Australian Sports Commission’s 2006 survey showed an estimated 697,400 Australians aged 15 years and older played outdoor soccer in the 12-month period prior to being surveyed. A further 310,100 … Read more