Pediatric Fitness

Pediatric Fitness

Information for New Patients and Referring Physicians

UW Health's Pediatric Fitness Clinic in Madison, Wisconsin, helps all children and caregivers to develop healthier habits that lead to fit families.
 
About Our Program
 
Our team of providers is focused on helping families overcome the challenges that can lead to weight gain and poor fitness. Our comprehensive program will equip you with the knowledge and tools you need to eat well, move more and get fit.
 
Our Patients
 
The clinic serves children from 5 to 18 years of age who have concerns related to their overall fitness, ability to exercise, sensory issues that affect their nutrition, history of high cholesterol, blood sugar, or insulin, or who simply want to get fit.
 
Note that the clinic will see patients outside of the listed age range above. For special circumstances, please call our team nurse at (608) 890-8562.
 
What the Pediatric Fitness Clinic Offers
 
We offer a multi-disciplinary team approach directed by leading researchers in pediatric fitness and childhood obesity. Our team includes diverse physicians, registered dietitians, exercise physiologists and nursing staff. We provide patient- and family-centered care based on current research.
 
Pediatric Fitness Clinic Goals
 
It is our goal to equip you with an activity plan and nutrition education that meets your needs. We aim to support lifestyle changes that include increased physical activity and mindful eating using local resources whenever possible. We keep your physician informed on your progress throughout your time in our clinic.
 
UW Health Pediatric Fitness Initiative
 
The Pediatric Fitness Clinic is the clinical component of the UW Health Pediatric Fitness Initiative whose mission is patient care, research, community outreach and education. UW Health is committed to serving as a statewide resource for families, physicians, schools and local communities to promote increased activity and healthy nutrition in children.
 
Learn more about the research being conducted through the Pediatric Fitness Initiative.
 
What Referring Physicians Can Do
 
Learn more about the research being conducted through the Pediatric Fitness Initiative.