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Study Tracks 2.5 Million Basketball Injuries in Teens

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Caption: A new study about injuries to high school basketball players has experts calling for some changes on the sidelines before next season. Researchers at Nationwide Children's Hospital studied injuries between 2005-2011 in the US and found that more than 2.5 million high school basketball players were injured and there aren't nearly enough athletic trainers were in schools to care for them.

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