The dangers of cheerleading posted by john m sadler | cheerleading, gymnastics and cheer gym visits from cheerleaders have tripled since the mid-80’s when cheerleading turned competitive and incorporated high risk gymnastics stunts cheerleading popularity and participation also increased during this time high risk stunts such as.
A new report on severe sporting injuries among high school and college athletes shows cheerleading appears to account for a larger proportion of all such injuries than previously thought the.
Cheerleading coaches, charged with supervising and teaching the team, are not always knowledgeable about the physical risks of over stretching, over work, and serious falls not that they intentionally put their girls in harm's way, but they get caught up in the pursuit of the win.
But castro said cheerleading was too important to her daughter to stop even after she suffered a serious injury you see other sports figures that have injuries and they just get on with it, you know you fix it, you rehabilitate properly, and you move forward but there's no coming back from some of the injuries cheerleaders now risk. Tumbling is an essential part of cheerleading and is used by every type of cheerleader high school cheerleaders, college cheerleaders, and nfl cheerleaders in routines, cheerleaders often tumble together in sync or individually. Competitive cheerleading routines are increasingly using gymnastics and dangerous stunts cheerleading now is considered a competitive sport and also one of the most dangerous recreational school activities, according to the national center of catastrophic sport injury research. Antico and her mother elaine pascale run a competitive cheerleading gym, where the teams cheer for no one but judges at often-televised contests pushing the limits of gymnastics and dance, competitive cheerleading drives school cheerleaders to put on just as good a show to rev up the crowds i loved cheerleading, says rechelle sneath.
Answers from specialists on what are the dangers of stunting in cheerleading first: the verdict still isn't out on concussions in kids small trauma after concussion can be deadly and no child should go back to playing for a while after concussion multiple conclusions have been speculated to impact intelligence and mental health or depression but we are all still learning.
Pushing the limits of gymnastics and dance, competitive cheerleading drives school cheerleaders to put on just as good a show to rev up the crowds i loved cheerleading, says rechelle sneath sneath made the team at san jose state university last fall, doing stunts like the basket toss, a routine millions of cheerleaders perform every day. “no one knew how much cheerleading had changed,” shields said “once we looked at the data, the numbers were a bit of a shock, and that’s when we realized the risks involved” there were 22,900 cheerleading-related injuries treated in emergency rooms in 2002, up from 10,900 in 1990, according to the columbus study.