Kids & Teens
The pandemic was challenging for adolescents with depression, with girls at greater risk for both depression and anxiety than boys.
When determining what kind of warmup is best for the youth soccer teams you coach, take a cue from recent research.
Functional strength training for youth led to significant improvements in flexibility, stability, and functional movement and strength.
Researchers found a clear relationship between watching TV while growing up and cardiorespiratory fitness in adulthood.
Researchers studied whether physical activity and screen time was linked with children’s mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Parents may want to invest in exergaming programs, especially if their kids aren’t all that excited about fitness.
Physical activity sets children up for a healthier life. And here’s yet another reason to encourage fitness related to inflammation in kids.
Here’s another research-backed link between exercise and brain development for parents who don’t yet prioritize their children’s playtime.
The pandemic paused play time for thousands of budding athletes, and it took a toll.
Research shares important information about mental health and concussion recovery in young athletes using assessments and interventions.
Researchers designed a successful 3-year lifestyle program to increase the overall health of Latino children in low-income neighborhoods.
Looking at the connection between fitness and brain health for kids, researchers discovered that fit children did better on cognitive exams.
Healthier kids grow to be healthier adults. That’s a recipe for success for parents looking for guidance, fit pros who want to expand their business and well, everyone! And there are so many benefits.
While many fit kids also have well-developed motor skills, kids who are less coordinated can be equally aerobically fit.
Multicertified trainer Andrea Hammer became a support for teenager Gabi to help her learn new fitness skills and reach her health goals.
New evidence supports the value of physical education programs for kids, not only for physical health, but also for cognitive health.
The Cooper Institute now offers a free online tool for youth fitness, The FitnessGram Playground, to improve kids’ physical fitness and mental well-being.
Resistance training improves BMI among youth and may improve blood pressure, according to a review study by Spanish and American researchers.
Teens who stay fit with vigorous activity are laying the foundation for a lifetime of bone health, according to a study in JAMA Network Open.
Lilly was like many clients, struggling with anxiety and overwhelm. And for her, it seemed that yoga could be effective as a stress reliever.