Get answers to your questions about sports-specific topics from our Nemours' experts at KidsHealth (the No. 1 children's health website in the world):
Sports Injury Care and Prevention
As an athletic director, coaching staff member or activity coordinator, you help student athletes achieve their best performance while being as safe as possible. Parents look to you for guidance and coaching, in addition to helping them ensure their kids meet all the requirements for eligibility. As experts in children’s health, we’re here to help you address the physical, social and emotional needs of early adolescence.
Advice From the Pros
Our series of sports medicine videos was created for coaches and parents of young athletes to address common health issues related to sports.
Preventing ACL Injuries: How education, training and awareness can improve knee safety.
Printable Handouts for Your Athlete
Sports medicine is a distinct specialty because athletes have different demands and expectations of their bodies — but young athletes are not simply smaller versions of adult athletes.
Here are some resources for you to use and share with your coaching staff, parents and athletes: