Free fitness classes from Philly Play Summer Challenge

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Are your kids in a summer rut? Give the Philly Play Summer Challenge a try! It’s a free six-week program for children ages 6 to 13 years... Read more

The area's coolest camps for healthy kids

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With summer approaching quickly, are you trying to figure out how to keep your kids busy? It’s not too late to sign them up for a camp... Read more

June 14: Amplified Musculoskeletal Pain Syndrome 5K Run and Walk

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Come raise awareness about amplified pain syndromes in children by participating in the Amplified Musculoskeletal Pain Syndrome (AMPS) 5K Run... Read more

Should a child return to sports after an ACL injury?

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Today's guest blogger is Robert Marx, MD, an orthopedic surgeon in the Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service at Hospital for Special Surgery... Read more

What can I do if my child is teased during physical activity?

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For many of us, teasing by children while participating in physical activity may not seem like a big deal. Most of us have memories of being... Read more

Cold-weather and exercise: A double whammy for some kids

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Does your child get tired easily during or after exercise, or coughs after coming inside from being active outdoors? It could be exercise-induced... Read more

How inactivity is really hurting our children

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Only about one-quarter of American teens aged 12–15 years engaged in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity for at least 60 minutes daily... Read more

Should you buy video games for Christmas presents?

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Lots of children are asking for video games this Christmas, and parents are faced with question of whether or not to buy them. Will I have... Read more