Sports Medicine Congress

I am the parent of a child who is interested in becoming a diver. Is Diving a safe sport?

As outlined in the article by Dr. Zimmerman, diving in the proper facility under the guidance of a trained coach is quite safe. Catastrophic injuries are very rare. Overuse injuries do occur in the elite diver and more research and education on the prevention of these injuries is required.

Read the full article 'Diving: a safe but demanding sport'