Topic: Injuries

Nonfatal injuries cost U.S. nearly $1.8 trillion yearly

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Nonfatal injuries cost U.S. nearly $1.8 trillion yearly

November 11, 2018 0 comments

From broken bones to concussions, injuries afflict millions across the United States. While some may appear common and of minimal consequence in the long term, they can quickly drain individuals’ pockets and well-being.

The University’s Sports Injury Lab studied upper extremity injuries in high school and college soccer players. Though upper extremity injuries are less common than lower extremities injures, they account for 20 percent of emergency visits from high school and college patients, the study found.

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University sports injury lab studies soccer, boxing injuries

October 8, 2018 0 comments

When one of her teammates on the women’s soccer team fractured her collarbone, Christine Etzel ’19 knew how to contextualize the injury.