Bicycles, skateboards, scooters, and in-line skates are popular wheeled sporting activities among children and adolescents, and carry a significant risk for injury. Considerable evidence derived from research suggests that preventative strategies such as helmet use can prevent or decrease the severity of injury. The information on this page addresses safety for wheeled sports participants.
Parent's Safety Checklist
- Wheeled Sports Safety Presentation (view online)
- Wheeled Sports Safety Presentation (download MS PowerPoint)
Michael J. Mello, MD, MPH
Eugene Y. Fukudome, BS