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Sports Performance Academy

(757) 668-7529 (PLAY)
The Sports Performance Academy (SPA) at CHKD is a collaboration of the entire CHKD Sports Medicine team offering specialized programs in injury evaluation and prevention, sport-specific training and rehabilitation, and educational programs for athletes, their families and coaches in our community.

Keeping Athletes Safe And Performing At Their Peak

SPA logoThe CHKD Sports Medicine team includes physicians, physical therapists, athletic trainers and exercise specialists, specially trained in the needs of young athletes, providing programs designed to decrease the risk of injury and increase fitness and athletic performance. Additional programs provide education in a variety of areas ranging from concussion safety to burnout and injury prevention to the role of mental toughness in sports performance.

All  programs are specifically tailored to the needs of the young athlete. Our experienced sports medicine professionals teach functional athletic movements for improving coordination and body control, emphasize correct technique, and focus on the development of flexibility, strength, balance, agility and core stability. Whether your child wants to get stronger, jump higher, run faster, swim longer, throw harder or just have some fun, we have it all.

What We Offer

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    Our Locations
    (757) 668-7529 (PLAY)

    More Than A Hospital

    Community Investment, Community Involvement

    Our team partners with:

    For information about partnering with the Sports Performance Academy, please contact Kim Kranz, director of sports medicine and orthopedic surgery services, at (757) 668-5345 or send her an email.