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Sports and Exercise Safety

Sports and Exercise Safety

Resources

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OrganizationNational Athletic Trainers' Association
http://www.nata.org
This site contains information on certified athletic trainers and tips on preventing and healing sports injuries.

OrganizationAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
http://www.aaos.org
The AAOS provides information for the public on sports safety, and bone, joint, muscle, ligament and tendon injuries or conditions.

Web SiteNational Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC)
http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc
The website of NCIPC contains a variety of injury prevention information.

OrganizationAmerican Sports Medicine Institute
http://www.asmi.org/
The mission of ASMI is to improve the understanding, prevention and treatment of sports-related injuries through research and education.

OrganizationU.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
http://www.cpsc.gov
This federal agency collects information about consumer goods and issues recalls on unsafe or dangerous products.

OrganizationAmerican College of Sports Medicine
http://www.acsm.org
This site has tips on staying safe while playing sports and exercising.




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