Sports Tip & Resources for Children in Columbus, OH

Originally developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics Ohio Chapter Committee on Sports Medicine and Fitness, each issue of Sports Shorts examines a single sports-related condition and is designed for both physicians and parents. One side has information for the physician and the other side has information for the parent and patient, which can be copied and distributed to families during a health care visit. Sports Shorts is published 3 times a year in AAP News.

Sport-Specific Issues [only available online]

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Sports Shorts

Sports Nutrition Helpful Handouts

The information contained in this publication should not be used as a substitute for the medical care and advice of your pediatrician. There may be variations in treatment that your pediatrician may recommend based on individual facts and circumstances.