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Participation in sports helps your child stay physically fit while teaching them sportsmanship and discipline. However, any sport can carry the potential for injury.

It is important that kids know sports safety, as well as follow the rules and wear the proper safety gear.

Helmets, mouth guards and other protective equipment should be used at all times. Make sure they are the correct size and worn properly. Even with proper protection, injuries may occur.

What You Should Know About Sports Safety