Making Play Safe for Kids

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Making Play Safe

sanjay guptaLive Webstream - Wednesday, February 26 @ 6 p.m. EST

Just as children need safe food to eat and clean air to breathe, in order to flourish children also need opportunities for safe play. Basketball, soccer, cheerleading, football and other organized youth sports draw tens of millions of players a year. Millions more are riding bicycles, swimming, snowboarding and playing in front yards or playgrounds. The benefits are extraordinary. Kids who are more active in play tend to be healthier, stronger leaders who perform better in school. To ensure that kids derive the greatest benefits from play, it’s critical that parents, youth organizations, trainers and doctors understand and manage a number of risks, from head injuries to overuse injuries to dehydration. Join us for a discussion on Making Play Safe for Kids.

Moderator
Dr. Sanjay Gupta
@drsanjaygupta
 

Panelists

  • Dr. David Satcher, former U.S. Surgeon General & Chair (@satcherinstitut), National Council on Youth Sports Safety & the Protecting Athletes & Sports Safety Initiative
    (@ythsportssafety)
  • Kate Carr, President & CEO (@safekidsceo), Safe Kids Worldwide (@safekidsusa)
  • Alexis Glick, CEO (@AlexisGlick), GENYOUth Foundation (@GENYOUthNow)

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