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Boy, 3, in Body Cast After Bouncing at Trampoline Park

Researchers are warning about the use of the products, especially by children

(Newser) - A 3-year-old Florida boy is in a cast from the waist down for an injury suffered while jumping at a trampoline park, his family said Tuesday, in a case that has circulated nationally on social media and raised questions about age restrictions for the activity, the AP reports. Kaitlin Hill...

Trampoline Park Injuries Spike 12-Fold
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 Injuries Spike 12-Fold 

Trampoline Park Injuries Spike 12-Fold

But injuries are much more likely on home trampolines

(Newser) - Trampoline park injuries have soared as the trend has spread, according to a study that shows annual US emergency room visits jumped 12-fold for park-related injuries over five years, reports the AP . Injuries included broken legs, neck sprains, and concussions, but 90% of the injured children and adults were treated...

Girl, 9, Dies in Freak Trampoline Accident

Gust of wind threw backyard trampoline 150 feet

(Newser) - A 9-year-old southern Utah girl is dead after a strong wind gust picked up the backyard trampoline she was sitting on and sent it flying more than 150 feet. Garfield County sheriff's officials say Oaklee Sidwell was playing with friends on the trampoline in her backyard Tuesday in the...

Freak Ankle Injury May End Yankee's Career

Joba Chamberlain lost so much blood he could have died: Daily News

(Newser) - Yankees relief pitcher Joba Chamberlain is likely out for the season and possibly done with baseball after suffering a bizarre and gruesome ankle injury, reports the Daily News . He damaged his right ankle while playing with his young son and lost so much blood that his life was in danger,...

Playboy Model Sues After Trampoline Photo Shoot

Denise Underhill wants more than $25K for injury that required surgery

(Newser) - Sexy: a model jumping on a trampoline. Definitely not sexy: tearing the meniscus in your right knee. But the latter is what Denise Underhill claims happened to her in a new lawsuit filed against Playboy. Underhill’s suit says she was asked "to jump on a trampoline ... in order...

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