Healthy athletes are great athletes! As you train and practice for Virtual Summer Games at home, make sure you’re taking steps to stay healthy. Use this Healthy Athletes calendar to stay on track by completing one simple healthy action every day. Cross off each day as you go!
Special Olympics Healthy Athletes is a program that offers free health screenings and education to Special Olympics athletes in a welcoming, fun environment. Healthy Athletes benefits not only athletes, but also healthcare students and professionals. They use the program’s training and hands-on experience to learn more about caring for and communicating with people with intellectual disabilities.
The impact of these screenings on the health and wellness of Special Olympics athletes around the world is significant. Healthy Athletes has discovered undetected health problems, alleviated pain and provided health services that otherwise would not be available.