Main Content

You are here

Sports and Recreation Safety Useful Links

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine - Founded in 1972, AOSSM is an international organization of orthopedic surgeons and other allied health professionals dedicated to sports medicine.

CDC Coaches' Training On Concussion  - Heads Up Concussion in Youth Sports. A Centers for Disease Control training video for coaches on recognizing, understanding and preventing concussions.

Consumer Product Safety Commission  - Protects the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction

National Athletic Trainers' Association - Organizational goal is to enhance the quality of health care provided by certified athletic trainers and to advance the athletic training profession.

National Program for Playground Safety  - Helps the public create safe and developmentally appropriate play environments for children by delivering training and services about outdoor play and safety.

Sports and Recreation Safety Information - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - The Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports initiative offers information about concussions to coaches, parents, and athletes involved in youth sports.

STOP Sports Injuries Campaign - Focuses on.overuse and trauma injuries in kids. Provides sports injury prevention tips and tools to athletes, coaches, healthcare providers, parents.

University of Michigan Bone and Joint Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation Center - Primary areas of interest are musculoskeletal injury and arthritis and head injury and concussion; with research on  prevention, treatment, rehabiltation.