Category Archives: CATASTROPHIC CHEERLEADING INJURIES

CATASTROPHIC CHEERLEADING INJURIES

Research reviewed 29 of 39 incidents of cheerleading injuries reported to the National Center for Catastrophic Sports Injury Research from 1982 to 2002. Results: “Twenty-seven of the injured cheerleaders were women. There were 1.95 direct catastrophic injuries per year or 0.6 injuries per 100,000 participants. The rate of injuries among college cheerleaders was five times […]