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Unique Features of Exercise Testing in Children

Unique Features of Exercise Testing in Children

The approach to clinical exercise testing of children and adolescents differs from that of the laboratory dedicated to testing adults. read more
Determining Functional Capacity

Determining Functional Capacity

In summary, our quest is to determine children’s functional capacity so they can engage in physical activity for all of the benefits exercise provides. We want to be safe and prudent in our recommendation for increasing activity, certainly when a child has a condition that may limit the level of exercise. read more
Clinical Exercise Testing

Clinical Exercise Testing

Exercise stress testing in adults, eventually supplemented by radionuclide angiography and postexercise echocardiography, rapidly became accepted as a standard component of the diagnostic armamentarium, not only for coronary artery disease but also for an assortment of other clinical issues surrounding dysrhythmias, hypertension, and cardiac function. read more
Asthma

Asthma

Asthma is the most common chronic disease in children, affecting nearly 7 million (9.3% of) U.S. children. It is characterized by chronic inflammation of the airways, which contributes to airway hyperreactivity, and by episodic or in more severe cases, persistent airway obstruction and respiratory symptoms. read more
Case Presentation

Case Presentation

Rebecca is a 17-year-old varsity cross country runner whom you have followed in your pediatric practice since she was a young child. She presents to you today with complaints of multiple episodes of dizziness with exertion, the first event having started approximately 1 yr ago. read more
Toy Store

Toy Store

National Standards Addressed: Standard 1. The physically literate individual demonstrates competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns. read more
Knowledge of Students to Inform Teaching

Knowledge of Students to Inform Teaching

To ensure student learning, you must not only know your content and its related objectives and pedagogy, but also have knowledge of the students to whom you wish to teach that content. read more
Strong Bones

Strong Bones

National Standards Addressed: Standard 1. The physically literate individual demonstrates competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns. read more
Functional Exercises

Functional Exercises

The real teaching part of defending is establishing roles and responsibilities and emphasizing the importance of providing cover and distances. Here is an example of a functional defending exercise. read more
The Kinetic Energy touring company takes an arts-based approach to learning

The Kinetic Energy touring company takes an arts-based approach to learning

The first presentation, titled Kinetic Energy, focuses on the concepts of kinetic and potential energy, gravity, inertia, and friction. read more
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