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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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Game On! Dinner of Young Champions – Sweet Potato Veggie Pizza

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!!!!!! . . .

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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 – What is Confidence?

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 . . .

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Girls Sports & Stress Fractures

Girls Sports & Stress Fractures: Thought this article and study might be of great interest to our readers. The Health Medicine Daily News features an article today titled “Repetitive high-impact sports linked to stress fractures in girls” You can find the article at . . .

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