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! Dinner of Young Champions – Sweet Potato Veggie Pizza: Game On! Sports Girl Talk Healthy Kid-Loving Recipe: SWEET POTATO VEGGIE PIZZA Taste tested by many kids and given rave reviews, this pizza is sure to gain you kid- kudos. And just look at the health benefits!!!!!! . . .
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 . . .
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, . . .
Girls Sports – What is Confidence?: So I was talking with a five-year-old girl today who had just returned from an hour tennis lesson. During the course of our conversation, I asked her if she had fun on the court, to which she responded “Oh Yeah.” Thinking I could go a step further . . .