If your son or daughter said, I want to play ice hockey. Would you know: how the sport is played? how much it costs to be on a team? whether you could, or should get involved? whether a competitive sport would be right for your child? what exercises your child should do to get in shape & prevent injuries? All these questions are answered here. You can help your child get the maximum benefit & enjoyment out of sports with this informative approach to the important issues of physical & psychological development; the changing role of girls in sports; safety, exercise & nutrition; sports & the single parent, & more.