A comprehensive approach with a full team of physicians, physical therapists and athletic trainers

Visiting area high schools to work directly with students and coaches

Young Athletes Academy

US News - Stanford Medicine Children's Health

We created the Young Athletes Academy to provide quick, accessible and specialized medical care for Bay Area young athletes as part of a school or club team. The Young Athletes Academy’s mission is to encourage young people to engage in physical activity while limiting the risks of injury, maximizing performance, and ensuring safe return to play after injury. Our mission is accomplished through our prevention, education, and research programs as well as access to our extensive orthopedic and sports medicine care team

Our services

Pre-participation physical evaluations are available from our network of primary care pediatricians. Find one in your neighborhood.

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When can kids return to playing sports?

Pediatric sports medicine specialist Dr. Emily Kraus offers tips to help parents decide when their children can safely return to playing sports during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In partnership with:

HillsdaleBurlingameAragornCapuchinoMillsBallisticGunnPalo AltoRAGESan MateoCastillejaMilipitasPleasanton PrideNorcal CyclingPGSL PhantomOakland RebelsSacred HeartMenlo SchoolBORP Adaptive Sports and RecreationSunnyvale Wrestling Club

Helping young athletes return to play during the COVID-19 pandemic