A CHOC pediatrician and sports medicine physician offers ways that parents can ensure their children’s safety during contact sports.
Sports and Fitness
Could your child or teen have a ringworm rash? Learn the causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention of ringworm in children.
With youth sports beginning to resume after a COVID-19-prompted off-season, a CHOC pediatrician explains why sports physicals are critical.
A CHOC pediatrian and sports medicine specialist offers tips to parents on supporting a safe return to sports for their kids.
Good sportsmanship is one of the life lessons that children can learn from sports. Here’s how to help kids have a safe and fun experience.
By Dr. Nguyen Pham, Pediatric Otolaryngologist In recent times, many parents have turned to martial arts to empower their children against the threat of bullying. Many of these parents view Brazilian Jiu Jitsu as the ideal self-defense method, as it teaches children to use leverage and guile to protect themselves from larger attackers without the […]
By Shonda Brown, RD, CNSC, CSP, clinical dietitian at CHOC Water is the most essential nutrient for athletes, yet it’s often forgotten when discussing adequate nutrition for physical activity and improving sports performance. Adequate fluid intake provides multiple advantages to an athlete, including decreased perceived effort, decreased heart rate, decreased core temperature and increased performance. […]