Organized Sports Participation

From the Show: Healthy Children
Summary: Find out the best ways to support your child's participation in organized sports.
Air Date: 12/27/22
Duration: 20:09
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Kelsey Logan, MD, MPH
Kelsey Logan, MD, MPH, is director of the Division of Sports Medicine at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and is an associate professor of pediatrics and internal medicine at the University of Cincinnati. She completed her residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and sports medicine fellowship at the University of Wisconsin.

Dr. Logan is passionate about involving children in physical activity and sports, which is why she serves on the AAP Executive Committee of the Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness. She serves the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine on the Board of Directors and on the publications and research committees, and she is an active member of the American College of Sports Medicine. Dr. Logan served on the NCAA Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports from 2010-2013. She is a member of the Board of Directors for the Ohio AAP chapter and is on the medical advisory committee for the Ohio Athletic Trainers' Association, for whom she was elected a 2013 Team Physician of the Year. She loves caring for athletes and their families.
    Organized Sports Participation
    Watching your child play sports is exciting. You can support your child as an organized sports participant both emotionally and physically.

    Benefits of Organized Sports

  • weight control
  • time management
  • organization skills
  • better bone density
  • improved mental health
  • social skills
  • feeling of competence

  • Listen to this encore episode from September 2019 as Dr. Kelsey Logan joins Melanie Cole, MS, to discuss how all children can participate and benefit from organized sports.
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