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Sports & Fitness

Fun ways to get your grade-schooler moving, sports injury prevention and management, and other useful information to keep your kids fit and physically active.

How to Spot Signs of Sports Injuries in Children
If your child participates in a sport or is physically active, it's important to know how to spot the signs of sports injuries in children to keep her healthy and safe.

Common Kid Sports Injuries -- and How to Prevent Them
Your grade-schooler can get a lot out of playing sports. But alongside the positives, such as fitness and self-confidence and self-discipline, your child could also be at risk for injuries. What are the biggest pitfalls and how can you keep you child safe while he has fun?

5 Fun Ways to Get Your Little Couch Potato on the Move
If your grade-schooler is the kind of kid who'd much rather spread out on the sofa than get some fresh air and exercise, here are some fun ways you can motivate him into moving. Bonus: The whole family will get more physically fit, and you'll get to spend some time together, too.

How to Teach Your Child to Ride a Two-Wheeler
Most kids learn how to ride a two-wheeled bike somewhere between the ages of 5 and 10. If your grade-schooler hasn't mastered this skill yet, here are some great ways you can help.

Fitness for School-Aged Kids
What are some great activities for grade-school age kids? With national obesity rates on the rise -- and with school-aged kids particularly at risk -- fitness is more important than ever for children.

Balancing Sports and Family Time
Children are increasingly participating in sports. While there are many benefits, one thing that can suffer from taking too much time out for games is family time. The trick is finding a balance between sports and spending time together.

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