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Youth Sport Injury Prevention:

An Update for Coaches and Parents

The University of Michigan Bone & Joint Injury Prevention & Rehabilitation Center, U-M MedSport, U-M Pediatric Trauma Program and Safe Kids Huron Valley have team-up to launch a new initiative that focuses on four components critical to keeping young athletes healthy and injury-free: preventing acute and overuse injuries, proper hydration before, during and after play, annual pre-season medical screenings for each athlete and finally, concussion awareness, prevention and screening methods.
Videos with information from U-M experts are now available on the following areas of injury prevention:

For more additional information, please call 734.930.7070 or e-mail (bjiprc-um@umich.edu).

 

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Carol Hutchins
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Carol Hutchins has seen a lot as a college softball player, and now as coach of the Wolverines for more than 25 years. Hutchins coached the team in 2005, winning the first NCAA championship title ever won by a softball team located north of the Mason-Dixon Line.