Children who engage in vigorous physical activity from the age of 12 more likely to have stronger hips and less risk of osteoporosis in adulthood
Athletes who have suffered concussions have a higher incidence of non-contact lower extremity injuries due to balance issues, research finds
Research finds obese kids under lockdown eating more junk food and watching more TV at expense of physical activity
Study led by Brigham Young University public health researchers finds calories consumed from post-game snacks far exceeds the number of calories they actually burn playing in the game.
Study finds that even minor boosts in physical activity reduce depressive symptoms in teens
ACL tears cause harmful changes in our brain structure, study says
Girls and boys alike rank trying your best and working hard as key to having fun; winning ranked 40th in importance
Research finds that parents of young skiers and snowboarders should be concerned about head injuries, including skull and facial fractures
Specialization in a chosen sport can increase young athletes' risk of sustaining both traumatic- and overuse-based injuries, new study says
Researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia release study findings on participants aged 7 to 18
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