Help your child stay active and have fun.
Does your child want to do sports? Do they need some encouragement? Here are some things to think about.
Get excited about sports
Is weight lifting OK?
There's a lot more to sports than exercise. Read about sportsmanship and competition.
Be a good sport
Play it cool in competition
Staying strong is the name of the game. Find out what the experts say.
Get a sports physical
Feed your athlete
Drink enough in the heat
Build strong bones
Learn about concussions and how to prevent them.
What's a concussion?
Factsheets for teachers
Ligaments connect bones to each other. But sometimes the ligaments can tear.
Read what our experts have to say.
Sports drinks & energy drinks
Repetitive stress injuries (RSIs) happen when movements are repeated over and over.
Learn how RSIs happen and how doctors treat them.
Repetitive stress injuries
Doing the same movements over and over can stress the knees. Read about 2 common knee injuries in teens.
A stress fracture is a tiny crack in a bone. It usually happens from repeating the same movement over and over.
There are many kinds of RSIs. Here are some that can happen in young athletes.
There are 3 keys to motivate your kids.
Read about them
You have other options to boost fitness. It can take several tries before kids find an activity that feels like the right fit.
Find out why they want to quit and decide what to do as a family. This can be an important life lesson.