Common Health Issues
San Diego Figure Skating Communications
There are Common Childhood Health Issues that Ice Skaters also experience
Children can experience health issues that may result in serious life altering conditions; however, if parents utilize routine health screenings, they will be alerted to issues that require a physician to obtain corrective medical treatment and counseling if necessary.
A health condition does not automatically mean this will precluded a child from participating in athletic activities at different levels, including an competitive level. However, such activities means having regular consultations with their pediatrician who, if necessary, make a referral to a specialist.
All participation in physical training, sports, and recreational activities require careful monitoring and taking preventive measures to follow and maintain recommended physical fitness and nutritional guidelines.
The following is a partial list of potential problems childhood ice skaters may experience:
Health, Fitness, & Wellness Services
Sports Health and Injury Issues
Pediatric Health and Injury Issues
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combined with information from public institutions and athletic organizations/
associations that have a web presence with information concerning team and
individual sports programs:
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