An average of 283,000 children under age 18 sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) due to sports and recreation activities and sought care in an emergency department (ED) for each year from 2010 through 2016. Over the seven-year period, nearly 2 million children experienced a sports- and recreation-related TBI (SRR-TBI). TBIs associated with football, bicycling, playground activities, basketball, and soccer contributed to most of these visits. About 45% of SRR-TBIs were due to contact sports. These findings were reported in “Emergency Department Visits for Sports- and Recreation-Related Traumatic Brain Injuries Among Children — United States . . .
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