Soccer is one of the most popular and beloved sports on the planet. With its flamboyant players and passionate fans, it’s no wonder soccer is a favorite with many teens. Playing this high-impact sport can be demanding on growing bodies. To keep young soccer players healthy and safe, the Children’s Sports Medicine Program offers the following tips for training, nutritionsafety and avoiding injuries.


Common Injuries

  • ACL Tears
  • Concussions
  • Dehydration/Heat Illness
  • Dental Emergencies
  • Dislocations
  • Fractures
  • Low Back Pain
  • MRSA
  • Osgood Schlatters Disease
  • Patello Femoral Stress/Pain Syndrome
  • Sever's Disease
  • Sprains and Strains