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CATASTROPHIC INJURIES
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CERVICAL SPINE INJURIES
CONCUSSION RATES ROSE ll BETWEEN 1998 2008
AFTER FOOTBALL, CHEERLEADING IS
THE LEADING CAUSE OF CATASTROPHIC INJURIES
OF HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
BEING CLASSIFIED AS A SPORT
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MANDATED SPORTS PHYSICALS
32 10 2011, CHEERLEADING ACCOUNTED FOR
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SURVEILLANCE OF INJURIES
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    • Did anyone notice that football isnt on the list
      Devin356 20 aug 2014
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    • Other everytime we hit that practice floor and everytime we hit competition floor. Cheerleading is definitely a sport I've had my eye brow split nose busted and nearly torn my meniscus. Respect to all cheerleaders.
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    • Cheerleading is harder than all the sports I've done football track and baseball. I wouldn't go back to any of those because now that I cheer I found out what I'm capable of and how a team family is suppose to be I love all the guys and girls I cheer with as if they are family. We motivate each
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    • Once while practicing our routine, a flyer was dropped on the floor. (We practiced on hardwood that day) she fell and had to go to the hospital for 3 days
      Fishpaste__2014 28 jul 2014
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    • I've been cheerleading for almost ten years. I've never been injured. Only sprained a wrist and ankle.
      asdufflegasm_2015 22 jul 2014
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    • Yyyyeeeeesssssss
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    • Yes most definately! It sucks not getting the necessary stuff need because we are only considered a club
      mikaykay16_2016 30 jun 2014
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    • i think cheerleading should be recognized as a sport because we run like track football etc we get hurt like everyone in sports we condition just as hard as everyone maybe even harder we hope for the win why cant we get the same recognition as other sports?
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