Soccer Injuries Increasing Among Girls

February 1, 2007

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The soccer boom among America's children has taken its toll in a steady stream of injuries, yet the rate may haae actually dipped, found a retrospective 13-year survey.

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 1 -- The soccer boom among America's children has taken its toll in a steady stream of injuries, yet the rate may have actually dipped, found a retrospective 13-year survey.

From 1990 to 2003, the absolute number of injuries to girls seen at emergency departments rose significantly (P