Playing Soccer?

Yes, playing soccer can be a risky activity. Every year many kids and adults are injured playing this sport. Despite new equipment to protect athletes from injury, soccer players still suffer from a variety of injuries: broken bones, sprains, and head injuries to name a few. How likely do you think you are to be injured if you play soccer with your friends?


Authors: Bill Britton, Mohr Elementary School, Pleasanton; Diana Fong-Wedgwood, Edison Elementary School; Tim Perrotta, Cesar Chavez Middle School, and Steven Smith, Edison Elementary School.
Created for the NTEP II Fermilab LInC program sponsored by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Education Office and Friends of Fermilab, and funded by United States Department of Energy, Illinois State Board of Education, North Central Regional Technology in Education Consortium which is operated by North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL), and the National Science Foundation.
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