The Leon Root, MD, Pediatric Outreach Program (POP) is a sports injury prevention program for middle school and high school athletes from diverse communities in New York City. Its goal is to prevent injuries in young athletes participating in sports. POP's injury prevention screenings include:
POP targets athletes with a higher risk of lower extremity injuries, such as those playing basketball, lacrosse, soccer, football, and volleyball. Screenings are performed at your school by a team of HSS pediatric orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists, and orthopedic nurses. POP also educates athletes and coaches about injury prevention and proper movement.
The evaluation of POP demonstrates that it has had a positive impact on movement techniques of middle school and high school athletes from diverse communities in NYC. This report provides an overview, the reach and impact of POP.
Contact us to see if POP is right for your NYC school. For more information, please contact Vilma Briones, MA, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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