Rides Pose Great Risk to Children, Reveals US Study

Rides Pose Great Risk to Children, Reveals US StudyBefore allowing your child to take a ride in amusement parks, arcades, restaurants, fairs, malls and stores, it will be better if you go through the following.

According to a recent research, rides at above mentioned places pose a great risk of head, neck and face injuries to children. Research carried out by a group of researchers from the Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, is said to be one of a kind study.

In order to reach at the above given result, the study researchers have tracked child injuries that have occurred to them when they have taken rides at above mentioned places. Injuries happened to them from 1990 to 2010, were studied.

Lead researcher Dr. Gary Smith, said, "Injuries from smaller amusement rides located in malls, stores, restaurants and arcades are typically given less attention by legal and public health professionals than injuries from larger amusement park rides".

Smith continued by affirming that over 4,400 injuries related to rides send children to get treated in emergency wards of US hospitals. Therefore, it has become vital to raise awareness about the issue. The best way to avoid any such injury is to prevent such kind of rides, said Smith.