Young athletes

For young athletes, sports activities are more than play. Participation in athletics improves physical fitness, coordination, and self-discipline, and gives children valuable opportunities to learn teamwork. © 2013 Thinkstock Because young athletes are still growing, they are at a greater risk for injury than adults. The consequences of overdoing a sport can include injuries that

Young Athletes Require Special Attention

 There are more young athletes participating in sports today than ever before.  Young athletes require specific coaching, conditioning, and medical care.   Coaches and parents have a huge responsibility in carrying and conditioning for young athletes.  The need to be able to access early signs of an injury by noticing a limp or holding an arm