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Kids who are properly outfitted for the specific sport they’re playing have an edge, says Westchester-based podiatrist Dr. Charles Morelli, president of the Tappan Zee Division of the New York State Podiatric Medical Association.
Here’s a question that bedevils virtually every parent with a child who plays sports: Is there anything you can do to keep your young athlete on the field and off the disabled list?
Often, parents orchestrate the play of children at early ages so that they don’t perish from the sports habitat prematurely. But sometimes it’s better just to give them the space and tools and let nature take its course.
The American Council on Exercise (ACE) has just released surprising results from a new study that measured the health benefits of fitness walking with your baby in a stroller. Research concludes that the intensity of the activity is almost double than previously assumed and meets current health guidelines.
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), obesity among children has become a major public health concern. The Dewey Does Foundation believes obesity and its associated risks must continually be brought to the public’s attention, specifically to parents, schools and health officials.