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

What kind of physical activity does a toddler need?

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It seems like 2-years-olds are always on the move. A typical day for a toddler might involve running around the house as your chasing him,... Read more

WHYY's Y12K Road Race, 3K Family Walk/Run on Nov. 9

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WHYY expects more than 500 runners and fitness enthusiasts of all levels and ages for its fifth annual Y12K Road Race this Saturday from 8:00... Read more

How does recess and gym help learning at school?

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What does your child say when someone asks about his or her favorite subject? Does your child usually say recess or gym? Do you cringe wishing... Read more