The epidemiology, spectrum and socio-economic impact of Motocross injuries in children in UK
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The epidemiology, spectrum and socio-economic impact of Motocross injuries in children in UK Poster # P260 Sahu A Upadhyay V Sharma R Fagg PS Doncaster Royal Infirmary Doncaster, U.K. MOTOCROSS INJURIES IN CHILDREN Mr Ajay Sahu My disclosure is in the Final Program

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The epidemiology, spectrum and socio-economic impact of Motocross injuries in children in UKPoster # P260

  • Sahu A

  • Upadhyay V

  • Sharma R

  • Fagg PS

    Doncaster Royal Infirmary

    Doncaster, U.K.


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MOTOCROSS INJURIES IN CHILDREN Motocross injuries in children in UKMr Ajay Sahu

My disclosure is in the Final Program

Book and in the AAOS database

I have no potential conflicts with this presentation


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Material and Methods Motocross injuries in children in UK

  • Doncaster home to 2 Motocross parcs in 20 miles

  • Children under 16 presenting to Emergency department

  • Retrospective analysis of 61 patients’ case notes

  • A postal questionnaire used to collect information

  • Non responders contacted by telephone


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Age and Sex distribution Motocross injuries in children in UK

  • Participants as young as 6 years get on the track

  • Mean age 12.1 years; Range 7 – 15 years.


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Age of start and Experience Motocross injuries in children in UK

Age at start of sport

  • Experience

    Range 2 – 14 years

    (Mean age 8.3 years)


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Mode of injury Motocross injuries in children in UK


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Injury Spectrum Motocross injuries in children in UK


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Treatment offered Motocross injuries in children in UK

Surgical intervention in admitted Pts


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Length of admission in hospital Motocross injuries in children in UK

School days lost


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Willingness to return to sport Motocross injuries in children in UK

Residual disability


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Concerns Motocross injuries in children in UK

  • Increasing number of children affected

  • Significant morbidity (722 school days lost, mean 12.7 days per child)

  • Sport becoming increasingly popular but lacks stringent guidelines and regulation

  • Guardians consent to grievous hurt

  • Robust licensing by Auto Cycle Union (ACU) and Amateur Motocross Association (AMCA)

  • Inadequately trained marshals on tracks


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Recommendations Motocross injuries in children in UK

  • Regular Track rading & maintenance

  • Strict bike scrutiny events

  • More trained marshals

  • Control overcrowding

  • Segregation on tracks

  • Strict participation in races restricted to >10 yrs old


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