Healthy Hydration for Young Athletes
In this free parent webinar, HealthyChildren.org Medical Editor and host, Dr. Jennifer Shu, invites special guest and sports medicine pediatrician, Dr. Nailah Coleman, for a lively discussion about the importance of hydration for kids participating in sports. Drs. Shu and Coleman will address:
• How much water young athletes need
• How hydration affects sports performance
• How to help kids get the hydration they need, when they need it
• Signs of dehydration, heat exhaustion and heat stroke
• Risk factors for dehydration during youth sports and activities
• Sports drinks: Are they a good idea?
Parents are invited to submit their own questions when they register or during the live event. Dr. Coleman will answer as many questions from participants as time allows.
About Your Host Dr. Jennifer Shu is a practicing pediatrician, author, and mom who lives in Atlanta. She is the Medical Editor of HealthyChildren.org, and co-author of Heading Home with Your Newborn and Food Fights. A frequent guest on national and local television, radio, and web-based programs, Dr. Shu served as the Living Well health expert for CNN.com, has contributed medical information to BabyCenter and WebMD, and serves on the Parents magazine advisory board.
About Our Guest Expert Nailah Coleman, MD, FAAP, FACSM is a Primary Care Sports Medicine Attending at Children’s National Hospital in Washington, DC. Dr. Coleman is a board-certified pediatrician and sports medicine physician, licensed in Washington, DC, Virginia, Maryland, and Georgia, and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Sports Medicine, and the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine. She also provides medical coverage and sports medicine information to local schools and various athletic events in the DC area.
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This webinar is sponsored by ReadyRefresh.
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