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Recommendations to keep young gymnasts injury free

Gymnastics requires tremendous physical ability. Power, flexibility, and balance help gymnasts perform the acrobatic stunts and tumbling passes characteristic of the sport. These maneuvers can cause injuries, though. Parents, coaches and young gymnasts should remember some simple tips to prevent these overuse injuries.Continue Reading

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