Healthy People 2010 - With Annotations
Goal: Reduce injuries, disabilities, and deaths due to unintentional injuries and violence.
15-31. (Developmental) Increase the proportion of public and
private schools that require use of appropriate head, face, eye, and mouth protection for students participating in school-sponsored physical activities.
Trauma to the head, face, eyes, and mouth occurs frequently during school-sponsored physical activities. Schools with recreation and sports programs can reduce traumas by requiring students to use appropriate protective gear.
Last modified: 22-Aug-2001.