Tag: trampolines

  • Risks

    Are trampolines dangerous?

    Which parent was not mesmerized to watch their child jump happily on a trampoline? And which, after the first taste, did not agree to accompany him over and over again in the area of the inflatable park dedicated to this fun? Not to mention the toddler trampoline which every child also wants to have in the backyard. Children consider their parents the best when they buy different toys.… Cheerful parents to see the happiness of the child, therefore, but also a little uneasy: the feeling is that the accident is behind the child. corner when the child exaggerates in the dives or, worse when on the same carpet he jumps with a friend.

    And that trampolines can be dangerous, causing bruises, fractures and head injuries is now a scientifically established reality. A study carried out for the American Academy of Pediatrics, which will be published in October in «Pediatrics», says that they would have caused almost 100,000 injuries in 2009 in the United States alone, with 3,100 hospitalization episodes and an evident greater risk for children. smaller.