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Care of the Young Athlete

Pediatric patient handouts related to the care of the young athlete cover 3 topics: injury prevention, sports, and training issues.

Injury Prevention

ACL Injuries (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Ankle Sprain Treatment (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Burners and Stingers (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Core Exercises (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Little League Elbow (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Osgood-Schlatter Disease (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Sever's Disease (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Shin Pain (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Shoulder Impingement (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Skin Conditions and Sports Participation (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Sports Medicine Professionals (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Sports-Related Concussions 
English PDF   |    Spanish PDF

Stress Fractures (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Treatment of Sports Injuries (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Use of Ice and Heat (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Use of Medicines in Sports (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

When to See a Doctor (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

When is an Athlete Ready to Return to Play? (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Sports

Ballet and Dance (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Baseball and Softball (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Basketball and Volleyball (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Biking (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Cheerleading (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Diving (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Figure Skating (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Football (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Golf (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Gymnastics (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Horseback Riding (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Ice Hockey (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Lacrosse (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Martial Arts (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Racquet Sports (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Rowing (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Running (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Skateboarding and In-line Skating (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Skiing and Snowboarding (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Soccer (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Swimming (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Water Polo (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Wrestling (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Training Issues

Aerobic Training 
English PDF

Asthma and Exercise 
English PDF

Exercise-Related Heat Illness 
English PDF

Female Athlete Triad (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

How to Prevent Overuse Injuries (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Is Your Child Ready for Sports? (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Nutrition and Supplement Use (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Performance-Enhancing Supplements (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Physical Activity: Creating a FITT Plan 
English PDF

Physical Activity: Overcoming Obstacles (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Safe Weight Loss and Weight Gain (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

Strength Training (Care of the Young Athlete) 
English PDF

 


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