Category Archives: Children

Sports Hydration: What should young athletes be drinking?


With literally a rainbow of different “sports drinks” on the shelf it’s often hard to know what the right beverage is for your young athlete.   Maintaining appropriate hydration before, during and after physical activity is the key to maximizing sports performance and decreasing the risks of heat illness. So, what should young athletes drink, how much, and when? Find the answer to these questions and get the full story at:

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Sports Injuries and Children: Why they occur and how to prevent them


Watching the Olympics inspires many kids to try new sports or dedicate themselves further to sports they’ve already grown to love.  Sports participation is a great way to develop a healthy lifestyle, acquire new skills, learn discipline and much, much more, but sometimes injuries do occur. To learn more about children participating in sports and how to prevent sports injuries,  check out Q&A(Click here ) with Tracy Zaslow, MD, Medical Director, Children’s Orthopaedic Center (COC) Sports Medicine and Concussion Programs.

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