Almost all children love to play trampolines. Even now many parents provide trampoline game at home. But remember, there is a risk behind this game so the trampoline can not be played any child.
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the smaller the child’s age the risk of injury due to increased trampoline play. Therefore, both of these associations suggest that children who can play this game at least 6 years old.
Based on IGD data in the United States, there are more than 91 thousand cases of accidents in children because of playing trampoline from 2010-2014. Starting from head injury, bone, to sprain. In severe cases, there are some who experience paralysis, brain damage, and even death.
“Some children, unable to control themselves, do not know, with the power of jumping it will be how high he is reflected and where the location landed,” said Chairman of the Pediatrics Coast Memorial Medical Center, California, United States, Lori DeBold quoted Parents on Wednesday 12/7/2017).
The data also reveal about two-thirds of accidents in the trampoline game because the child jumps at the same time and then both the heads hit.
Therefore, it is important for parents to ensure that when children play trampoline at home to jump in turns, away from trees or cables, and ensure the safety of this game tool.