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Wake Orthopaedics is coming together with Goalacity.com for a partnership focused on Injury Prevention in Soccer players.Goalacity.com is the first website dedicated to finding soccer players their perfect coach. Parents and players can enter their zip code, browse through coach profiles, view coach availability, and schedule training sessions all online. Coaches specialize in one-on-one and group training sessions for all ages and skills levels. Sports injuries among young athletes are on the rise. According to the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), high school athletes, alone, account for an estimated two million injuries, 500,000 doctor visits and 30,000 hospitalizations every year. The high rate of youth sports injuries is fueled by an increase in overuse and trauma injuries and a lack of attention paid to proper injury prevention. According to the CDC, more than half of all sports injuries in children are preventable. Goalacity.com will host multiple injury prevention clinics throughout the year where Wake Orthopaedics Providers will lead discussions and demonstrate safe training techniques. Registration for these events will be done through the Goalacity.com website and dates will be announced in the news/events section of Wake Orthopaedics website as well as through the Goalacity.com newsletters and blogs. This collaboration will enable athletes, small groups, teams, parents and coaches to easily access the Wake Orthopaedics Injury Prevention Specialists and Sports Medicine Providers through the Goalacity.com soccer platform.