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March is National Cheerleading Safety Month

March is National Cheerleading Safety Month. Help protect cheerleaders by spreading the word about cheerleading safety and by making sure your cheer program follows recognized progressions and safety rules. Check back here all during March as we focus on various aspects of cheerleading safety! National Cheerleading Safety Month

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Parents, set a good example – wear a ski helmet yourself!

The snow is flying and it is time to hit the slopes! One piece of equipment to consider for every family member is a ski helmet. The National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) together with the help of many others in the ski industry has developed a website to help educate parents about the benefits and [...]

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Youth Sports May Not Offer Enough Exercise

Just signing your child up may not be enough. Make sure your child is truly getting enough physical activity. “The majority of children participating in organized team-sports don’t meet the federal recommendation of one hour a day of moderate-to-vigorous exercise, according to a study released Monday…” Youth Sports May Not Offer Enough Exercise

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Concussions no fun, take toll on school for injured athletes

Fortunately, we are all becoming more aware of concussions as a complication of sports. If your child loses consciousness or is vomiting and confused, they should be evaluated immediately. If your child has a headache after a head injury from a sports collision, please talk to us so we can help you with the proper [...]

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