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Active Kids & Learning Ability
Active Kids & Learning Ability
A look at a study that indicates the need for students to get regular, vigorous exercise to maximize their learning ability. Stresses the need for fitness to be a…...
Activities for Girls Who Are Reluctant to Exercise.
Activities for Girls Who Are Reluctant to Exercise.
The ways in which you can encourage girls to get enough exercise....
Exercise & Body Image
Exercise & Body Image
A look at the influence that regular exercise has on the body images of kids and teens. Addresses the need for parents to promote healthy attitudes and teach their…...
Exercise & Emotional Well Being
Exercise & Emotional Well Being
A look at the benefits of regular exercise on emotional well being for kids and teens. Includes information about the effect that exercise has on stress, anxiety, and…...
Exercise for Diabetic Kids
Exercise for Diabetic Kids
A look at the benefits and cautions associated with exercise for diabetic kids. Includes tips for exercising in a safe manner, with information about hypoglycemia and…...
Exercise for Kids with Juvenile Arthritis
Exercise for Kids with Juvenile Arthritis
A look at the importance of exercise for kids with juvenile arthritis (JA). Includes basic JA facts, listing of symptoms, and ideas for developing a safe exercise plan....
Exercise for Kids With Learning Disabilities
Exercise for Kids With Learning Disabilities
Exercise is important for children’s health. Whatever their level of ability or disability, all children should get around an hour of exercise a day. Children with…...
Exercise for Kids With Physical Disabilities
Exercise for Kids With Physical Disabilities
Children should be getting around an hour of exercise a day, and this counts for children with physical disabilities as well. Being fit can help with controlling…...
Fitness for the Asthmatic Child
Fitness for the Asthmatic Child
A look at the importance of fitness for kids with asthma. Includes a listing of asthmatic symptoms as well as recommendations for exercising safely and proper use of…...
Getting & Staying Motivated to be Fit
Getting & Staying Motivated to be Fit
A look at ways to motivate kids to make fitness an important part of their lives. Includes tips on making and sticking to fitness goals....
Getting to the Olympics: Kids and Competitive Sport
Getting to the Olympics: Kids and Competitive Sport
The summer and winter Olympic Games, which alternate very two years, are the pinnacle of many athletes’ careers, and a lot of young people involved in sport have…...
Going from Fat to Fit
Going from Fat to Fit
A look at the steps necessary for overweight kids to improve their fitness level and reach a healthy weight. Includes tips for getting and staying motivated....
How Young Should Children Start Exercising?
How Young Should Children Start Exercising?
It’s a good idea to get children started with exercise early, as they are more likely to carry it on into adult life. It’s important to make sure that it is the right…...
Preventing Sports Injuries in Kids & Teens
Preventing Sports Injuries in Kids & Teens
A look at ways that parents and coaches can help kids to avoid injury when participating in sports. Includes specific suggestions designed to keep kids safe....
Safety Gear
Safety Gear
An overview of basic sports safety equipment for kids. Stresses the need for consistent use of appropriate gear in order t best protect kids from sports related injuries....
Should Kids Do Competitive Sports?
Should Kids Do Competitive Sports?
There has been a lot of debate in schools about whether children should be involved in competitive sports, or should just play all-inclusive sports where the focus is…...
Special Needs Kids & Exercise
Special Needs Kids & Exercise
A look at the importance of physical exercise and activity for special needs kids. Includes ideas for parents on finding activities best suited to the needs of their…...
Warming Up & Cooling Down
Warming Up & Cooling Down
A look at the importance of warming up and cooling down for kids who exercise. Includes tips on proper warm ups, stretching, and cool downs....
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