Turkish Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2017 , Vol 63 , Num 3
Trampoline injuries in the world and in Turkey
Nurdan Paker 1
1 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Istanbul Physical Therapy Rehabilitation Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey DOI : 10.5606/tftrd.2017.1321 Trampoline continues to be an activity that individuals in every age, but particularly children, enjoy to do for nearly a hundred years. However, it has some unpleasant effects due to the risk of injury. Safety rules, therefore, need to be followed during trampoline activities. Contemporarily, it is not recommended for small children and purposes other that sportive activities in Western countries. In this review, we discuss the trampoline-related injuries to increase the awareness in the society and to shape the regulations related with the trampoline use in Turkey. Keywords : Recreation; safety; sports; trampoline injuries