The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools recently posted several links that may be useful to educators and parents when it comes to keeping school-age youth healthy and safe during winter weather and related outdoor activities.
Winter Sports & Cold Weather Safety
• KidsHealth: Winter Sports: Sledding, Skiing, Snowboarding, Skating: http://kidshealth.org/kid/watch/out/winter_sports.html
• University of Michigan Health System Winter Safety – Sledding, Skiing, Ice Skating & Cold Weather: http://www.med.umich.edu/yourchild/topics/wintsafe.htm
• Seattle Children’s: Helmets for Winter Sports: http://www.seattlechildrens.org/safety-wellness/helmets-for-winter-sports/