Mercy Sports Medicine Offers Youth Conditioning Open House

Sep 03, 2009

Mercy Sports Medicine Offers Youth Conditioning Open House

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Sports Medicine offers three new youth conditioning programs to its sports enhancement training. Parents and their children are invited to a free open house to be held from 5–8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 8 and Tuesday, Sept. 15 at Mercy Health Center of North Canton. Your child can participate in a free mini-workout, and parents will have an opportunity to learn more about the benefits of the program, pricing and scheduling. To reserve a time for your child’s free workout, contact Dave Downey, A.T.C., Mercy Sports Medicine, at 330-966-8920 or by email at downeyda@csauh.com.



New Mercy Sports Medicine Youth Conditioning Classes:



Speed, Agility and Quickness: Participants ages 6–13 will learn proper techniques for running, jumping and cutting to enhance their performance and reduce the risk of injuries.



FUNdamental Cyclone: For youth ages 6–9, this class focuses on all fundamental movement patterns to enhance the participant’s performance in golf, baseball, lacrosse or any other rotational sport.

SMASH Zone: This is an advanced FUNdamental Cyclone class for participants ages 10–13, which focuses on mastering fundamental movement patterns.



Classes are staffed by experienced athletic trainers and exercise physiologists. For more information, call Mercy Sports Medicine at 330-966-8997.



Mercy Medical Center, a nonprofit corporation of the Sisters of Charity Health System and University Hospitals Health System, operates a 476-bed hospital serving Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties and parts of Southeastern Ohio. It has 550 physicians on its Medical Staff and employs 2,500 people. Mercy operates outpatient health centers in Carrollton, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, North Canton, Plain Township and Tuscarawas County. A Catholic hospital, Mercy Medical Center upholds the mission and philosophy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and continues to be responsive to the needs of the community, including the provision of care to all, regardless of their ability to pay. For more information, see www.cantonmercy.com.



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