Tips for Parents
Fun Holiday Gifts Ideas 4 Kids that Encourage Physical Activity: There are so many cool toys for kids out there these days. So, how should we go about choosing from the wish lists covering your refrigerator? Of course, price can be a major determining factor in the paring process. But my . . .
ASSUMPTIONS CAN BLOCK DAUGHTER’S GROWTH AS AN ATHLETE: I am writing this post on April Fools Day, but this is no joke. Over the past few weeks alone I have been privy to conversations with parents that include the following: 1) “My daughter is so short, so she will never be good at . . .
Healthy Knees 4 Our Girls: Did you know that girls are 8 times more likely to suffer an ACL injury than boys? (National Institutes of Health Medicine Plus. An Athlete’s Nightmare: Tearing the ACL. Accessed August 7, 2013) I have also read that by the age of 14 years, girls have 5 times . . .
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 . . .
Game On! Sports Girl Talk: Interviews the Sunset Ridge Girls B-ball Team: By Barb, Sara and Heather Interesting is an understatement; educational and fun for sure. We can think of so many positive ways to describe our interview session last week with the Sunset Ridge Varsity Girls Basketball . . .