Jump in trampoline-related injuries among children: Study

Children in a trampoline park in 2014. A KK Women's and Children's Hospital study has found that soft tissue injuries were the most common type of trampoline-related injuries, followed by fractures and dislocations.
Children in a trampoline park in 2014. A KK Women's and Children's Hospital study has found that soft tissue injuries were the most common type of trampoline-related injuries, followed by fractures and dislocations.ST FILE PHOTO
While trampolining may be a fun way to work up a sweat, increasing interest in the activity has also led to a rise in the number of children being injured from trampoline-related falls.
While trampolining may be a fun way to work up a sweat, increasing interest in the activity has also led to a rise in the number of children being injured from trampoline-related falls.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Recreational trampoline parks have become more popular in Singapore since the first one, Amped Trampoline Park, opened in August 2013.

But while trampolining may be a fun way to work up a sweat, increasing interest in the activity has also led to a rise in the number of children being injured from trampoline-related falls, a local study has found.

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