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Top 10 Prevention Tips for Young Athletes

Top 10 Prevention Tips for Young Athletes: Top Ten Prevention Tips for Young Athletes By: Carrie Jaworski, MD, FAAFP, FACSM Director, Division of Primary Care Sports Medicine Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship Director Clinical Assistant Professor University of Chicago Pritzker School of . . .

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National Women’s Health & Fitness Day – Showing Your Support

National Women’s Health & Fitness Day – Showing Your Support: On Wednesday, September 25th, women (and girls) have cause to make a statement by engaging in physical activity. Sure, every day we all have an abundance of health-related reasons to balance our days with some . . .

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Healthy Quenchers for our Young Athletes

Healthy Quenchers for our Young Athletes: As caring parents, we are constantly faced with the challenge of offering satisfying meals and snacks to our active kids. From the perspective of our young athletes, “satisfying” means yummy, filling and fulfilling. This is where your blender can . . .

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Girls Sports – Fun Exercises Make For Solid Bodies

Girls Sports – Fun Exercises Make For Solid Bodies: You will find plenty of credible authority espousing the benefits of weight training for young kids. In fact, the Mayo Clinic website just featured an article that addressed this exact topic. (See . . .

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Girls Sports – The Debate Re: Downsizing When Teaching Sports to Our Youngest

Girls Sports – The Debate Re: Downsizing When Teaching Sports to Our Youngest: “Kid sized” fields, courts and sports equipment is the growing trend when it comes to instructing kids 10 and under. Smaller fields and balls for soccer, lowered hoops and smaller, lighter balls for basketball, . . .

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GIRLS SPORTS – TALK THE TALK

GIRLS SPORTS – TALK THE TALK: Hope you don’t mind a suggestion: From the beginning, even as young as four-years-old, talk the language with your daughter. Whether you are watching sports on TV, shooting some hoops on the driveway, throwing the softball around in the backyard or playing . . .

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Girls Sports: Great Sports Psych-Up Tunes

Girls Sports: Great Sports Psych-Up Tunes: You can count on a good song to psych up your athletic daughter before playing. Here are some favorites in the world of girls sports.

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