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Articles for Parents

Parents want the best for their children - that's true on and off the sports field, court or mat. Watching your children play sports and be active can be exciting and nerve racking. We're here to help make it the best experience for you and your child.

From how to be a positive parent for your young athlete to ideas for outdoor activities for you family, our sports medicine experts have advice to help you. Check out our latest articles for parents.

What Every Parent Needs to Know About Back-to-School Sports Physicals

Prior to the start of preseason, all young athletes should have a sports physical to ensure they are healthy and ready to return to sports. Read our tips.

A Parent's Guide to Traveling with Sports Club Teams

Traveling with your child’s sports club team can be a fun and memorable experience. Follow this guide and you will be in great condition for the big trip!

Overtraining and Burnout in Young Athletes

Highly-driven young athletes often struggle with overtraining syndrome. Learn how to help your child manage or prevent this pressure.

How To Be a Positive Parent of a Young Athlete

It’s important to set a good example of sportsmanship for your kids and other parents. Read these helpful tips for being a positive parent.

Don't Let Asthma Sideline Your Child

Regular exercise can help your child's asthma. Learn from our asthma expert what you can do to keep your child in the game.

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