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Health Information For Teens
Snowboarding is a great way to have fun and get exercise during cold winter months. It’s fairly easy to learn, but injuries do happen, some of them serious.
Follow these safety tips to help you stay safe on the slopes.
The right gear can help prevent injuries. Be sure you have:
On the slopes, everyone needs to follow these rules:
Lessons can be helpful for snowboarders of all levels. Sign up for a lesson from a trained instructor certified by the Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA). Private lessons will give you the most one-on-one time with an instructor. Less expensive snowboard group lessons work well too and are a chance to make new friends.
You practiced hard and made sure you wore protective gear, but you still got hurt. Read this article to find out how to take care of sports injuries – and how to avoid getting them.
This site has tips on things like preparing for a new season, handling sports pressure, staying motivated, and dealing with injuries.
Playing hard doesn’t have to mean getting hurt. The best way to ensure a long and injury-free athletic career is to play it safe from the start. Find out how.
There’s a lot to love about skiing, but it can also present some very real dangers. Follow these tips to stay safe on the slopes.
Sledding is a lot of fun, but can also cause injuries, some of them pretty serious. To keep yourself safe while sledding, follow these safety tips.
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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