Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Is Cheerleading the Most DANGERIOUS Sport?

Check this article out about Cheerleading. Could it be the most dangerious sport?

"The new numbers are for the 26-year period from the fall of 1982 through the spring of 2008:
There were 1,116 direct catastrophic injuries in high school (905) and college sports (211).
High school sports were associated with 152 fatalities, 379 non-fatal injuries and 374 serious injuries. College sports accounted for 22 fatalities, 63 non-fatal injuries and 126 serious injuries.
Cheerleading accounted for 65.2 percent of high school and 70.5 percent of college catastrophic injuries among all female sports. "

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