Sports Physicals for Kids
If you play team sports, you may have had a sports physical. A sports physical is a visit to the doctor to make sure you're in good enough shape to play the sport you want to play.
Sports Physicals for Teens
Just as professional sports stars need medical care to keep them playing their best, so do student athletes. That's why it's important to get a sports physical.
Sports Physicals for Parents
Just as professional sports stars need medical care to keep them playing their best, so do student athletes. That's why it's important to make sure that kids and teens get a sports physical.
Sports Basics - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
What you need to know about sports physicals and getting kids ready to play.
Sports Basics for Teens for Teens
This section covers topics like sports physicals and choosing the right sport for you.
Fitness and Your 6- to 12-Year-Old for Parents
School-age kids need physical activity to build strength, coordination, confidence, and to lay the groundwork for a healthy lifestyle.
Motivating School-Age Kids to Be Active for Parents
Being active is a key component of good health for all school-age kids. So how do you get kids motivated to be active, especially those who aren't gifted athletes?
Motivating Kids to Be Active for Parents
Parents can help instill a love of activity and help kids make it a part of their everyday routine.
Fitness and Your 13- to 18-Year-Old for Parents
Kids who enjoy exercise tend to stay active throughout their lives. Learn how to encourage fitness in your teen.
Spondylolysis for Parents
Spondylolysis is a very common cause of lower back pain in kids, teens, and young adults. It usually heals quickly with rest and other nonsurgical treatments.