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Health Information For Parents
Snowboarding is a great way for kids and teens 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 your family stay safe on the slopes.
The right gear can help prevent injuries. Everyone who is snowboarding should 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 very well too and are a chance to make new friends.
Winter is a fun time of year. But while you’re out having fun, you have to know how to be safe. Check out our article for kids to learn how to stay safe in snow and cold weather.
In ice and snow, accidents can happen easily. Find out how to keep your family safe – and fit – while the weather is chilly.
Skiing is fun but also has some very real dangers. Make sure your kids follow these safety tips to learn how to stay safe on the slopes.
Sledding is a lot of fun, but can also cause injuries, some of them pretty serious. To keep your kids safe while sledding, make sure they follow these safety tips.
You’ll have more fun if you stay safe in the cold and snow. Find out how in this article for kids.
You can help prevent frostbite in cold weather by dressing kids in layers, making sure they come indoors at regular intervals, and watching for frostnip, frostbite’s early warning signal.
Sports injuries often can be prevented. Find out how in this article for kids.
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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