Class Teaches Strength, Nutrition, Injury Prevention
ThedaCare Orthopedic Care is offering a new sports program for young male athletes looking to improve their health and strength. “Sports Programs for the Male Youth Athlete” is designed for boys age 11-13.
The six-week course runs 5:45-7:15 p.m. on Tuesdays beginning April 5.
Led by trained physical therapists, nutritionists and other health professionals, Sports Programs for the Male Youth Athlete:
- Teaches a total body approach for strength, balance, agility and injury prevention
- Educates about the importance of all-season conditioning
- Provides information for children, parents and coaches about nutrition, sports injuries and the psychological needs of athletes
A parent or guardian is asked to attend the sessions, which are at the ThedaCare Orthopedic Care clinic on the Appleton Medical Center campus. The cost to attend is $75 and participation is limited to 16 children.
Register online here or call ThedaCare On Call™ at 920.830.6877 or 800.236.2236 weekdays, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
For more than 100 years, ThedaCare™ has been committed to finding a better way to deliver serious and complex healthcare to patients throughout Northeast Wisconsin. The organization serves over 200,000 patients annually and employs more than 6,800 healthcare professionals throughout the region. ThedaCare has seven hospitals located in Appleton, Neenah, Berlin, Waupaca, Shawano, New London and Wild Rose as well as 34 clinics in 14 counties. ThedaCare is the first in Wisconsin to be a Mayo Clinic Care Network Member, giving our specialists the ability to consult with Mayo Clinic experts on a patient’s care. ThedaCare is a non-profit healthcare organization with a level II trauma center, comprehensive cancer treatment, stroke and cardiac programs as well as a foundation dedicated to community service. The ThedaCare Regional Cancer Center in Appleton opened in February. For more information, visit www.thedacare.org or follow ThedaCare on Facebook and Twitter.