Youth Exercise

Youth Health Series: All children are athletes

We have reached a point now where we categorize kids and we herd them like cattle down a path to a predetermined destination. Gone are the days of creativity and self expression. From the music on the radio to the playing field we have now cookie cut and decided the outcome long in advance. Music […]

Youth Health Series: Preventing Knee Injuries in Girls

As more and more girls enter the realm of sports and fitness, and as fitness professionals and physical education teachers try to promote better health and fitness among children; the challenges to keep children (in particular girls) injury free becomes a greater concern. In a world where we strive for equality among race and gender […]

Active Kids, Better Grades?

Yana Ibrahim
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Is it true that children who are physically active are more likely to be academically-inclined and more alert in school? According to a study done by American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), children who participate in vigorous physical activity, such as sports, perform better in school. Why then as our children grow up, the time […]