Children and teens suffering from depression have higher risk of sustaining a wide range of illnesses later in life
Children need more physical activity and sleep and less sedentary time to maximize their bone health and help protect against osteoporosis later in life, according to study
Inflating soccer balls to lower pressures and subbing them out when they get wet can help reduce the risk of injury to players, according to Purdue University study
Physical education should focus on improving students' physical skills, knowledge of the benefits of exercise and motivation to be active, according to new research
Transformational coaches empower players in ways far beyond just playing a sport. Is your coaching style transforming lives?
Extracurricular sport in middle childhood diminishes subsequent ADHD symptoms in girls, but not in boys, a new study suggests
Children who engage in vigorous physical activity from the age of 12 more likely to have stronger hips and less risk of osteoporosis in adulthood
Athletes who have suffered concussions have a higher incidence of non-contact lower extremity injuries due to balance issues, research finds
American Heart Association releases new scientific statement that spotlights importance of getting children involved in sports – and sticking with them
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