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Article
January 23, 1978

Football Injuries

JAMA. 1978;239(4):296. doi:10.1001/jama.1978.03280310028014

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Abstract

In the Nov 7 issue of The Journal (238:2049-2051, 1977), the second sentence of the second paragraph of the BRIEF REPORT " 'Burning Hands' in Football Spinal Cord Injuries" should read as follows: "In a survey of high school and college athletic programs conducted during 1973 to 1974, he documented 476 spinal cord injuries—one permanent injury for every 28,000 football participants." Of the 476 total spinal cord injuries, 46 (54%) occurred secondary to football participation.

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