Author: Alex Diamond, DO, MPH, FAAP

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.

Safety Teens

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.

Children Safety Teens

April 30, 2018

What to know to protect youth athletes

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

Safety Teens

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.

Fitness Prevention

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.

Children Fitness Teens