Congratulations Granbury Pirate’s Quarterback Ryan Suitt, you are the Children’s Medical Center Player of the Week for week 7! Ryan’s play included passing for 270 yards and 3 touchdowns, and running for 76 yards and 1 touchdown in a 49-40 overtime win over Fort Worth Southwest.
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Cheerleading is an intensely physical sport that includes fast paced floor routines, pyramid-building, lifting, tossing and being tossed. With the rise in youth cheerleading participation, the number of cheerleaders at risk for injury is also rising. Following are three of the most common cheerleading injuries. Click on the links to learn how to recognize the […]
Congratulations Sachse Mustangs Wide Receiver Devin Duvernay, you are the Children’s Medical Center Player of the Week for week 6! Devin’s play included a 109 yard kick return for a touchdown, and 6 catches for 161 yards and 3 touchdowns in a 57 – 31 win over Rowlett H.S.
In the United States, cheerleaders range in age from 6 through adulthood. However, no matter what the age or physical condition of the athlete, ligament, muscle and tissue injuries can occur during an awkward jump or stunt landing. Ankle injuries The most common injury in sports is a lateral ankle sprain. This injury occurs in […]
Cheerleading puts a lot of demand on a young athlete’s back due to repetitive maneuvers that require hyperextension of the back (such as back walkovers or back bends). Hyperextension occurs when joints, tendons or muscles are extended beyond their normal limit or range. Some injuries due to hyperextension of the back occur suddenly, and are commonly […]
Congratulations Aledo Bearcat Kicker Chance Nevarez, you are the Children’s Medical Center Player of the Week for week 5! Chance’s play included kicking 11 extra points in a 77-16 win over South Hills. During this game, Chance set the Texas State Record for Career Consecutive Extra Points (116).
The fast pace and hard-hitting characteristics of ice hockey put players at risk for injuries sustained while hitting the boards, the ice and other players. Injuries are common, even in leagues where checking is not allowed. Following are the four most common ice hockey injuries. Click on the links to learn how to recognize the […]
Shoulder Injuries Shoulder injuries are common injuries in hockey. They most often are caused by the collision that is forced when one player drives another into thee boards or ice. Different types of injuries may occur. When to seek immediate medical care The following symptoms indicate a serious joint abnormality that requires immediate treatment or […]
Congratulations Bryan Hammond, RB of The Colony H.S., you are the Children’s Medical Center Player of the Week for week 4! Bryan’s play included 18 carries, 294 yards, and 6 touchdowns in a 62-14 win over Frisco Liberty. Bryan averages 9.7 yards per carry.
A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that occurs when the brain hits the inside of the skull. Most often this occurs due to a direct blow to the head, but concussions can also occur when the body is hit hard and the head snaps forward or backward. While concussions are typically not life threatening, […]