Author: Alex Diamond, DO, MPH, FAAP

heat-related illness August 14, 2019

Understand and prevent heat-related illness

Heat stroke can lead to death. As athletes head to practice, know how this heat-related illness develops.

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Safety Teens

Athletes: How to Beat the Heat May 25, 2018

5 tips to help young athletes beat the heat

Here's how to keep young athletes healthy and safe from heat-related illnesses.

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Children Safety Teens

sports injury prevention for youth April 30, 2018

What to know to protect youth athletes

Evidence-based safety practices can greatly reduce risk of injury and death.

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Safety Teens

burnout in youth athletes May 1, 2017

Avoiding youth sports burnout: how to keep your kids in the game

About 70 percent of children participating in sports will drop out by age 13 because of burnout.

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Fitness Prevention

How to encourage children in sports September 30, 2015

How to encourage children in sports

Does a youth league make children's well-being the top priority? Adults should be in supporting roles.

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Children Fitness Teens