This toolkit is great for any family who has a child actively participating in sports or is considering participating in sports. Dr. Canty describes the many benefits of sports and physical activities and how parents and families can support young athletes.
Introduction with Dr. Greg Canty (2:51)
The Benefits of Sports and Physical Activity (2:52)
What Parents Need to Know About Pediatric Sports Medicine (6:37)
When and How to Get Started With Sports (4:43)
The Parent’s Role in a Young Athlete’s Life (8:55)
Sports Specialization (9:28)
The Home Sports Academy - I Have an Elite Athlete, What Now? (11:49)
Retiring From a Sport (3:01)
A Conversation with Dr. Canty and Dr. Honaker (14:09)
Greg Canty, MD
Dr. Canty is the Medical Director for the Sports Medicine Center at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, MO as well as the Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Pediatrics at the University of Missouri Kansas City (UMKC) School of Medicine.
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