I know, I know. Although it is now officially “spring,” it doesn’t feel like it in West Michigan. But spring sports are getting ramped up, regardless. Fields are literally being plowed for soccer tryouts. I’ve seen kids out jogging in slushy streets to get ready for track season. I have already seen some high school kids with injuries that were caused during their first few days of practice. The risk of this happening increases if they didn't play a winter sport. Here are some tips to help prevent some of these problems from showing up in the first place.
Unless you are living under a rock, you know that the biggest sports event of the year is upon us. It is no secret that the popularity (and profitability) of the National Football League has never been higher. However, there is an issue that is getting talked about more and more in the media, the courtroom, and living rooms all over America: player safety.