Major league baseball players who slide headfirst into first base are setting a bad example for today’s youth. Not only is sliding headfirst slower that just running through the base, it also puts kids at a higher risk of injuries to their hands, wrists and thumbs.
Sliding headfirst into first base increases risk of hand, wrist and thumb injuries MLB players setting bad examples for today's youth
Has all this talk of concussions and brain injuries negatively affected youth football participation?
There’s a battle of the “reclamation projects” — what I like to call it — going on in the NBA right now. Cleveland Cavs’ Andrew Bynum is rehabbing six hours a day to get ready for the season due to knee injuries, while Miami Heat’s Greg Oden is working with a physical therapist five hours a day after several microfracture surgeries.