Guidelines for Parents of Children in Sports
On April 19, 2000, a letter that appeared in the Dear Abby column cited recommendations published by The Physician and Sportsmedicine in 1988.
©The Physician and Sportsmedicine 1988. Permission to reprint is granted for nonprofit educational purposes. (Guidelines for parents of children in sports. Phys Sportsmed 1988;16(4):71)
For more information on exercise, prevention efforts, and management of common childhood injuries and illnesses, please refer to the following articles that are available on The Physician and Sportsmedicine Online.
Exercise and Children's Health Theodore Ganley, MD, with Carl Sherman
Primary Violence Prevention and the Psychosocial Assessment: Using a Brief Encounter to Change a Life
Can School PE Make Fitter Kids?
Overuse Injuries in Children and Adolescents
The Female Athlete Triad: Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Elbow Injuries in Young Baseball Players
Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee
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