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Stop: Sports Trauma Overuse Prevention in Youth Athletes

EXPERT:
Dr. James Andrews
SPECIALTY:

Dr. James Andrews is one of the founding members of Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham, Alabama. He is also a founder of the American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI) a non-profit institute dedicated to injury prevention, education and research in orthopaedics and sports medicine.

TOPIC:

Dr. James Andrews educates coaches and parents about the escalation in the rate of of injuries being seen in youth sports, some of which were previously considered injuries that only adults would sustain. Dr. Andrews leads a national initiative, the STOP Sports Injury Campaign, dedicated to preventing sports trauma and overuse injuries in young athletes.