Femeraid project Texel: Falling-skills Kids

Falling-skills Kids

Still on the program is teaching Dutch children falling-skills to reduce the risk of injuries related to physical activity and sport by 50%!

Main problems are: Obesity, less physically active children, many injuries due to children falling (for 8-12 year old children in the Netherlands: sports: 20.000 injuries, in and around home 20.000 injuries of which 4.000 playing outside, seriousness: 45% fractures of which many wrist fractures > trend +32%) decrease in motor skills, wrong falling skills and techniques.