An excellent and important message for all children, and adults doing sports! Any Sports!
Why you need to be giving the kids especially the appropriate nutrition while their bodies are growing to support and promote a healthy immune system, bone structure, all organs etc.
Some things covered:
Childhood Sports Injuries ( are 1/3 of all childhood injuries)
1. More than 30 million high school children participate in organized sports.
2. Children between 5-14 yrs of age account for almost one half or 40% of sports related injuries for all age groups
3. More than 775,00 children participating in sports activities are inured each year , and one in four are considered serious.
4. Children who are less developed than a more mature child of the same age and weight are at increased risk for injury.
5. Sports related injury severity increases with age.