Exercise and Fitness for Kids
Exercise for Kids - Physical Activity for Toddlers and Preschoolers
While many parents know that there are physical activity recommendations for school-age kids, many are surprised that there are also exercise guidelines for younger kids, even toddlers and preschoolers. Are your kids getting enough exercise each day?
Recommendations for Kids' Physical Activity
Review the latest recommendations for kids' physical activity and how to help get your kids active to help reduce their risk for childhood obesity, build strong bones and muscles.
Return to Play - Concussion Guidelines
Following proper return to play guidelines after a concussion can help avoid complications of concussions, such as second-impact syndrome.
Running for Kids and Teens
Thinking about running track or cross-country? Are your kids getting into running? Learn what you need to make a go of it with these articles.
Junior Golf - Information About Junior Golf
Information about junior golf for parents and children.
Cheerleading Primer - The Basics
Learn about Cheerleading with this Cheerleading primer. The basics, from the beginning - Cheerleading 101.
Learn to Play Baseball
Help your kids learn to play youth baseball with step-by-step pictorial lessons and one-sheet how-tos that provide easy introductions for beginners (and maybe a few refreshers for advanced players).
Review how to prevent sports injuries when your kids play sports, including football, baseball, basketball, soccer, cheerleading, etc.
Family Swimming - Lessons, Games, and More
Moms, dads, moms-to-be, and families, are you looking for swimming lessons, pool and beach games, a swimming pool, or wondering if it is OK to swim when pregnant? These will help.
Exercise - Teen Health
Exercise information for parents of teens.
Finding the Right Tennis Lessons for Kids
Which type of tennis lesson will my kid enjoy most? In which will he/she learn fastest? Are private lessons better than group lessons?
Get Your Teen to Exercise
A simple how to on getting your teen to excercise.
Just Starting Out with Skateboarding
When first starting out skating, here's some things to do.
Kids, Walking, and Pedometers
Pedometers have become healthy with adults and they can be a fun way to get your child to walk more. How many steps per day do children need to maintain a healthy body?
Children's Martial Arts
These resources are all about kids in the martial arts. Find help for parents looking to enroll their children, and fun content for kids already training.
Teenagers and Exercise
What kinds of exercises should teenagers do to stay active? From your Exercise Guide at About.com
Fitness and Exercise Guide for Children
Fitness and exercise guide for children with info on warming up, exercising, and strength training and getting physically fit and healthy.
AAP Sports Medicine and Fitness Articles
Originally developed by the AAP Ohio Chapter Committee on Sports Medicine and Fitness, each issue of Sports Shorts examines a single sports related condition, including injuries and performance enhancing substances.
Children & Exercise
Review these articles on Children and Exercise from the American Heart Association.