Kids and sport

Speaker: 
Session Date: 
Sunday, March 26, 2023 - 11:05

Topics covered:

  • What are the current exercise guidelines for children?
  • When does exercise become harmful?
  • Is early specialisation in a single sport recommended? What age should this occur or is variety important.
  • What age is it safe for a child to lift weights? What load is appropriate and how do we give advice on this?
  • What are the stress or overuse injuries you see in children?
  • When should we refer? What are the red flags?
  • What simple advise should we be giving our children to prevent these injuries?