LSU cheerleaders perform in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Kent State in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. Cheerleading is the sport that causes the largest number of catastrophic injuries among girls and young women.
LSU cheerleaders perform in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Kent State in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. Cheerleading is the sport that causes the largest number of catastrophic injuries among girls and young women. AP
LSU cheerleaders perform in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Kent State in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. Cheerleading is the sport that causes the largest number of catastrophic injuries among girls and young women. AP

Cheerleading can be a dangerous sport

September 23, 2013 8:00 PM