Kids’ Sports and Activities: How Much Is Too Much?

With school starting back, kids will be participating in all sorts of sports and activities that keep them – and their families – busy. But how much is too much? WIS-TV asked Dr. Lauren Matthews, pediatrician at Lexington Pediatric Practice, that question. Here’s what she said.

 

Interview Highlights:
~Focus on healthy eating and hydration.
~Monitor sleep.
~At the beginning of the school year, have a talk about priorities. School should be a top priority.
~If after school activities are causing them to fall behind in academics, it’s time to take a step back.

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