Preventing Sports Injuries in Young Athletes

Preventing Sports Injuries in Young Athletes

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Did you know that good, strong posture is extremely important for athletes in order to prevent injuries from occurring and to maximize their performance? “Postural strength and coordination are essential for injury prevention and sports performance,” notes Thomas Harris, MD, in The Sports Medicine ...

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Do Backpacks Cause Back Pain?

Do Backpacks Cause Back Pain?

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Are we setting our kids up for success or back pain? Do you know how much your child’s backpack weighs? Did you know that a backpack weighing more than 10-15% of your child’s body weight can not only cause back, neck or shoulder strain, but could cause damage to their developing spine? How Much ...

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#NutritionFits: Packing Lunches for Kids

#NutritionFits: Packing Lunches for Kids

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It's back to school time! If you are looking for ways to make lunch both healthy and fun for your children this year, Stacey Maedge has plenty of inspiration. In this week's #NutritionFits video, she's showing us her favorite lunch box systems and offering great ideas for tasty and nutritious foods ...

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