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Wintertime tips for keeping kids safe and injury-free

Despite the risk for injury, physical activity in the wintertime is important for a child’s overall health and the strength of their bones.

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Do we need heart screenings for youth sports?

Pre-sports ECG screenings may detect serious heart abnormalities, but they also may increase false alarms.

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Winter sports safety tips

Winter sports can be dangerous, but with these winter sports safety tips you can prepare your young athlete and avoid injury.

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Nutrition for young athletes

Sports seasons feature travel and long practices, putting more demands on young bodies, and challenging parents to maintain their kids’ nutritional needs.

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Concussion prevention: 10 questions to ask youth sports coaches

Parents need do their homework and ask coaches questions about how they handle head safety.