Sports are big part of American culture. In the US, millions of children play organized sports. The best reason for children to play sports is to have fun. However, there are many other benefits for children who play sports.

Twenty percent of children in the US are overweight. Playing sports is a great way to make exercise fun and help children to develop healthy habits. And, sports can help children improve their agility, balance and coordination.

For more information, see our Symptoms page under the topic Sports and Children.

Other resources for children who play sports:

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