(HealthDay News) -- In-line skating can help children have fun
while getting a great aerobic workout that helps strengthen
muscles. But it's important that they follow safety guidelines to
The American Academy of Pediatrics lists these safety rules for
children using in-line skates:
Dress in protective gear when skating.
Maintain control when skating and make sure you allow enough
room to stop safely.
When on a path, skate on the right side and use the left only
Don't skate in areas where pavement is uneven or there is heavy
Always yield to pedestrians and follow all traffic rules.
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