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Lindsay Hansen

Program Manager, Sports and Recreational Safety

“I like working for an organization that has day-in and day-out relevancy; there is always something new to learn and a new way to reach children and their families with life-saving information and resources.”

Lindsay started her career at Safe Kids immediately after receiving her master’s in public health at George Washington University. She started in water safety and the Kids Don’t Float Program before switching over to sports, which is a perfect fit for the avid runner and former college basketball player. Now Lindsay fulfills her passion for fitness and wellness while also helping families stay healthy and injury free.

Blogs by Lindsay

What you need to know about overuse injuries.
The concussion news everyone is talking about.
Photo: Empty Shoes
Baby on board? Learn how to get ready.
As the program manager for sports safety, where much of my work is focused on keeping kids healthy and in top shape for sports, I’m inspired by the young athletes I meet or hear about each day.
Drink plenty of water while playing sports
We all know that water is essential to everything we do. It fuels muscles, improves skin and brain health, assists with digestion and helps ward off sickness.
It seems like February is the month when the winter season makes its one last “hurrah,” giving us all one more chance to get out that sled, pair of ice skates, skis or snowshoes and just be a kid again.
Keep your kids safe while they play by learning these playground safety tips.