Electric Kids What is ElectriKids? ElectriKids is a company that inspires kids to lead a healthy, active lifestyle. We do this by creating fun, innovative, and energizing "stuff" for 21st century kids. We electrify the future!
Freedom Concepts manufacture of therapeutic mobility aids for children and adults with special needs.
Girls @ Play The Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity and Nike Canada, "Getting More Girls in the Game".
HANDLING THE PITFALLS OF SELF-ESTEEM Sports are supposed to be fun, healthy activities that help build self-esteem. Sports are supposed to teach kids that it is okay to make mistakes and to not always be the best.
Helping your child choose a sport to have fun with! Know your child's: Physical Abilities It is important to group children based on age, size, and physical maturity. Cognitive Level Children have varying abilities to understand and remember instructions. Social Skills Does your child like to play in groups, pairs, or alone? Coping Skills How does your child deal with success, disappointment, and stress?
HOW TO ENCOURAGE YOUR LESS-THAN-GIFTED YOUNG ATHLETE As any youth league coach will tell you, for every youngster who blossoms into a star athlete, there are six or seven kids who are struggling. If your child is one of those six or seven kids, here are some ways for you to help him maintain his interest in playing sports.
Introducing Cooperative Sports Cooperative Sports allow you to play with other people and stay physically fit without spending your leisure time in competition. In sport, Pure Cooperation = Pure Fun!
KidFit All you need to know about sports and fitness in a nutshell...whether you're training for the Olympics, or just going to Physical Education class, our site will provide the info to help you succeed. Below, our chart introduces the different stretches and exercises, and what they do for you.
Kids In Motion Get off the couch and on a bike with your kids. Introduce them to exercise that's fun. Eat healthy. Instead of high-calorie foods and snacks, turn to fruits and low- or non-fat foods. And once you get kids moving in the direction of fitness, chances are they'll keep going for the rest of their lives.
Physical Exercise and Autism One of the most under-utilized yet effective treatments for autistic individuals is exercise. Obviously, exercise is important for everyone especially for those with autism. Several research studies have shown that vigorous or strenuous exercise is often associated with decreases in stereotypic (self-stimulatory) behaviors, hyperactivity, aggression, self-injury, and destructiveness.
Promoting Physical Activity and Exercise among Children A pattern of inactivity, also known as sedentism, begins early in life, making the promotion of physical activity among children imperative. This Digest discusses the importance of and ways to foster activity and exercise in children.
Sports for Kids Foundation The Sports for Kids Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of physically and emotionally challenged children throughout the United States and Canada
Stretch-N-Grow Stretch-n-Grow is a comprehensive fitness program for kids. We are committed to helping educators and parents establish a foundation of exercise and proper nutrition at an early age, before habits gel. The Stretch-n-Grow program teaches children the fundamentals of a healthy lifestyle.
Teaching Life Lessons through Sports Playing sports can teach kids things like discipline, respect, and responsibility- but kids need your guidance to learn these life lessons. This story will show you how to find and use "teachable moments" on the playing field.
WyCo Kids Wrestling Club WyCo Kids Club is for everyone from ages 4 to 16 in the Wyandotte County / Kansas City, Kansas Area. This club is designed to enhance fundamental skills in wrestling while providing a fun, safe atmosphere where kids will be encouraged to do their best. Kids who are involved in activities have better grades, better leadership skills, higher self-esteem, and overall self confidence to become a winner in all aspects of life.