Injuries to the throwing arm of young baseball players have been increasing for years. Studies that assess pitch count are helping, but there are also actions that parents and coaches can take.
Getting involved in sports-based projects offers young Zambians a sense of community and helps them to build new support systems.
Artificial turf has become popular for kids' sports as well as for professional players. The little black crumbs that help support the blades of fake grass may not be so harmless.