American Academy of Pediatrics Policy Statement: Cheerleading Injuries: Epidemiology and Recommendations for Prevention
Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness. Pediatrics 2012; 130:966–971.
The American Academy of Pediatrics released a policy statement that describes the epidemiology or cheerleading injuries and offers 12 recommendations for injury prevention. The statement reviews common injury mechanisms, types of injuries, head injuries, catastrophic injuries, risk factors for injury, and injury prevention.