"More than 80 percent of adolescents still do not perform enough regular physical activity to satisfy the minimum amount recommended by the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition." Read the article, Children who are out of shape are more likely to suffer sports injuries
As technology invades our lives, from television and video games to Internet browsing and texting, it has become even more likely that children in our community are out of shape.
When these opposing forces meet, it can result in a higher risk of injury.
When a child is out of shape when the sports season begins, it can be hard to know where to start.
Obtaining a sports physical several months ahead of when the season starts is a great first step. This helps identify any potential problems while there is plenty of time to fix it, whether it’s a specific inflexibility or weakness, a lingering injury, or even something as simple as improper footwear.