Play Game Sport Athlete Donation DEVELOPING LEADERS OF TOMORROW ONE _____________ at a Time. Play Game Sport Athlete Donation DEVELOPING LEADERS OF TOMORROW ONE _____________ at a Time.
Orlando Orthopaedic Center Foundationghn2023-12-01T09:29:19-05:00
The Orlando Orthopaedic Center Foundation believes all youth athletes should have the opportunity to develop a lifetime of healthy habits playing the sports they love. In addition, we strive to provide the highest quality sports medicine and orthopaedic education to our healthcare community to further aid our youth athletes.
Why Youth Sports?
The benefits of participating in youth sports are well documented. Student athletes are better prepared for a lifetime of healthy living.
Earn higher grades and are more likely to attend college and stay on track for graduation
Maintain lower rates of obesity and establish long lasting health and nutrition habits
Build effective communication and conflict resolution skills
Develop leadership skills, teamwork, confidence, perseverance, discipline, personal accountability, and strategic thinking
Experience reduced levels of depression and anxiety
Enjoy a sense of belonging, developing friendships, and having fun together
We started with the vision to do more for the community and specifically to do more for youth athletes.
Blake Bortles // NFL Quarterback The close-knit environment that sports create is incredible. It’s something everybody should be able to experience. Greg Register Principal // St. Luke's Lutheran School Sports can teach kids that hard work and dedication can create lifelong values and goals.
Support the youth of today and the community leaders of tomorrow.
The Aspen Institute Project Play: State of Play 2019
The Aspen Institute Project Play: ‘Invisible voice’: What happens to low-income youth without sports?
Women’s Sports Foundation: The State of High School Sports in America
Rand Corporation: Who Plays, Who Pays? Funding for and Access to Youth Sports
National Federation of State high School Associations: The Case for High School Activities
National Federation of State high School Associations: The value of Interscholastic Sports:
Impact of Athletic Participation on GPA and Graduation Rates
StudyFinds: Playing Sports, Especially in College, Linked to Better Grades
Science Daily: New study dispels myths about what makes youth sports fun for kinds
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