Health Tip: Protect Your Child From a Sports
(HealthDay News) -- You and your athletic child should keep some
safety rules in mind before the game starts.
The Nemours Foundation offers these suggestions to help keep
- Make sure kids always wear protective gear that's appropriate
for the game. Examples may include goggles, a helmet, mouth guard
or knee pads.
- Make sure the gear is properly maintained.
- Try to ensure that the playing surface is in good shape.
- Kids' sports should always be carefully supervised by an
- Make sure your child understands the rules and basics of the
sport, and that the sport isn't too challenging for the child.
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