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WFCR Local Features
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Student Athletes Risk Injuries
(2011-04-14)
(wfcr) - New research suggests that some student athletes push themselves too hard. Umass Amherst sports medicine doctor Pierre Rouzzier says media attention generated by regulations proposed in Massachusetts that aim to reduce concussions has already made a difference. A new study by the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine points to other risks like stress fractures--which Rouzzier told WFCR's Susan Kaplan are typically related to the type and amount of activity.

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