Contact: Beth Potier
University of New Hampshire
Caption: University of New Hampshire professor Michael Gass (left) and doctoral student Steve Javorski found that adolescents participating in adventure therapy programs are at significantly less risk of injury than those playing football and were three times less likely to visit the emergency room for an injury than if they were at home.
Credit: Lisa Nugent, UNH Photographic Services
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