An important read, no matter what sport!!

Community Leader
Registered: 12-16-2003
An important read, no matter what sport!!
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Wed, 12-14-2011 - 8:48pm

Ramona  Mom to 2 great kids and wife to one wonderful hubby since 1990!

iVillage Member
Registered: 01-11-2012
Wed, 01-11-2012 - 2:09pm
I'd like to read this article but Internet Explorer couldn't open it. Is it too long to copy and paste?
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Registered: 09-30-2011
Fri, 01-13-2012 - 2:44pm

Unfortunately, we can't copy & paste entire articles due to copyright issues... I was able to open the link in Firefox. Do you happen to have another browswer you can try?

Here is the beginning of the article:

Essential Equipment

Did you know that playing tennis with a badly strung racquet while wearing worn-out shoes can be just as dangerous as playing football without shoulder pads? Using the wrong — or improperly fitted — equipment is a major cause of injuries.

The equipment you wear while participating in sports and other activities is key to preventing injuries. Start with helmets: They're important for sports such as football, hockey, baseball, softball, biking, skateboarding, inline skating, skiing, and snowboarding — to name just a few.

  • Always wear a helmet made for the sport you're playing.
  • When choosing a bike helmet, look for a sticker that says the helmet meets the safety standard set by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), a federal regulatory agency that creates safety standards for bike helmets and
Community Leader
Registered: 12-16-2003
Sun, 01-15-2012 - 2:23pm
Thanks Lisa!!!

Ramona  Mom to 2 great kids and wife to one wonderful hubby since 1990!