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Look for Woodbridge Rec. Fall youth programs registration to begin in August. Programs include basketball, bowling, flag football, gymnastics, cooking, Kumon, Little Scientist, Massaro Farm, running club, tennis, taekwondo, & field hockey; https://secure.rec1.com/CT/woodbridge-ct/catalog.
Starting this time of year, the pediatrician’s office is flooded with parents lining up to get their children through their yearly preseason physical so they can participate in sports once the school year kicks off again. Ensuring our young athletes health and wellbeing is of the utmost importance.
Swimmers with Woodbridge Aquatic Club swimming at the International Swim Coaches Association’s Summer Senior Blast 2023 in St. Petersburg, Florida. Pictured from Left to Right: Aiden Hebb, Alex Weisenbacher, Oliver Melnick, Kellen Maher, Nolan Bernier, MaryKate Myott, Sophia Velleco, Mary Sampara,
Most major impact sports are becoming more keenly aware of the importance or preventing excessive head injury and the potential long-term effects of concussion. Although the emphasis is stressed with protocols at the elite college and professional levels, there seems to be a large gap in the
Balance issues can be a tricky thing to self-assess, until there is a fall that causes injury, or unfortunately more serious conditions such as fractures of ankle or hips. Balance issues can affect all ages, and often gets ignored in the elderly or just attributed to getting older.
There are few things more gut wrenching than lying on the court or field of play, writhing in pain from an injury just sustained during practice or a game. The swelling, the pain, an inability to get yourself off the field. Most athletes, whether professional, collegiate, or recreational have been
Thankfully it’s finally Spring! So much to do, so little time, back-breaking yard work – it adds up to possible lower back strain, muscle pulls, and joint dysfunctions. Advice: Take it slow and prepare yourself for outside chores with some simple exercises.Raking requires upper body strength and