Health Tip: Help Prevent Trampoline Injuries11/13/12
(HealthDay News) -- While a trampoline offers fun and
much-needed exercise, using the equipment improperly can lead to
The American Academy of Pediatrics says it doesn't recommend
buying a trampoline for the home, suggesting the equipment be used
only in a supervised sports-training program.
The academy offers these suggestions for trampoline use:
- Make sure children know how to land properly and jump
- Do not allow stunts on a trampoline.
- If more than one person is using the equipment at the same
time, be careful to avoid striking the other person.
- Avoid jumping too close to the springs or frame.
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