Too much time is spent sitting, rather than playing during sports practices, a new study shows. Credit: CorbisKids are so busy these days. After-school schedules are are filled with hours of sports practices and homework. Weekends are packed...Only about a quarter of children playing organized sports are getting the amount of exercise recommended by the government during team practice, the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine reports.
To avoid injury, have kids take some time off their primary sport throughout the year. Credit: Corbis School is back in full swing, and for many kids that means sports are, too. While athletics are a great way for kids to get some...School is back in full swing, and for many kids that means sports are, too. While athletics are a great way for kids to get some fresh air, exercise and relieve stress, increasingly they are a source of injury, too.