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Preventing Common Sports Injuries in Female Athletes

It has been 51 years since the passage of Title IX which guarantees equal access for girls and women in schools that accept federal funding. Young women’s participation in high school sports is now 12 times higher than when the law was passed in 1972. There are multiple benefits for women of all ages, but at the same time there is the risk of injury. Let’s take a look at preventing common sports injuries in female athletes.

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How to Avoid Common Cheerleading Injuries

It’s hard for parents to say no to their kids when they want to become a cheerleader. The problem is – not everyone should be a cheerleader for various reasons. This sport has changed drastically over the last two decades, and today you have to be a strong athlete with a strong core, and be willing to practice, practice, and practice some more. It takes commitment to become part of a squad, and once you are, focus on how to avoid common cheerleading injuries.

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