Motocross, ATV Popularity Leads to Rise in Pediatric Injuries

Riders and parents need education on safety and concussion symptoms

Peter Pollack

“Our home region of Rochester, Minn., is blessed with a number of motocross tracks,” began Anthony A. Stans, MD, speaking to members of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA). “I suspect many in the audience also live near one. This motorcycle racing sport is growing in popularity, and children as young as 4 years old are competing.”

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