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Getting Fit For Life Youth Play & Stay Safe

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Getting Fit For Life Youth Play & Stay Safe


More than 30 million kids under 14 participate in organized sports, and more than one in 10 ends up in the emergency room after suffering a sports injury.

The Getting Fit for Life program avoids those trips to the ER by: 


Provide children with proper aerobic conditioning so that they are physically conditioned for its demands

Ensure children drink an adequate amount of liquids before and during athletic activities

Provide frequent rest periods during hot or humid weather  

Adult supervision is essential. Adults present at all times ensure a safe play environment and enforce safety rules

Group children according to skill level, weight and physical maturity - especially for contact sports.

Train coaches and other on-field personnel in first aid and CPR.  


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