Monthly Archives: June 2014

15 Jun

Move them bones…

Exercise is known to increase bone development in teenagers and seniors, but what effects do exercise and minor physical activity have on the bones of children?  A study published in Pediatrics is one of the first to examine the effects of low-impact everyday activities on bone density in children.  Researchers examined the relationship between physical

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01 Jun

Jump up, jump up, and get down

Trampoline injuries occur frequently with kids.  The majority of injuries occur in the 5 to 14 year age group.  There is an alarming increase in the rate of hospital admissions in Canada resulting from trampoline-related injuries, mostly for fractures of the upper extremities.  The majority of trampoline injuries occur in the backyard as a result

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