High school sports can be a great way to keep your children involved and active, but their safety should always be top of mind. Contact sports can put your children at risk for concussions and other injuries. Even sports with less contact run the potential risk of impairment. Despite the potential risks, organized athletics are a popular activity for most young adults. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, 30 million children participate in youth sports in America. Of the high school students participating in organizing athletics, there are an estimated 2 million injuries each year. If your child is involved with sports, keep these tips in mind to avoid injury and keep them safe while still giving them the freedom to participate in the activities they love.