Sports are often considered a cornerstone of childhood, whether in structured leagues with lessons and schedules or in neighborhood pickup games and at family outings. Participating in sports can be an excellent way for kids to develop physical and emotional health, but cultural and parental expectations can also add a lot of pressure or unhealthy habits to a child’s self-development. Finding healthy ways to incorporate sports is a key part of children’s well-being.
Elevate Your Diet, Elevate Your Performance--the Cookbook And Sports Nutrition Guide For Young Athletes A Structured And Disciplined Training Regimen Is Vital To Any Up-and-coming Athlete--but Without Proper Nutrition, You Are Just Spinning Your Wheels.
From Washington to Quebec, from offices at the NFL to the New York Times, from the NHL players’ union to the soccer fields of Anytown, U.S.A., people are talking about concussions. At the center of this crisis—and one of the key reasons for this increased awareness—is Dr.
One of the more difficult situations you may face as a parent is dealing with a coach who is a bully. Unlike the typical "schoolyard bullies," this type of bully is more dangerous and is harder to recognize.1 Consequently, many parents don't even realize that the coach is bullying their child.
There are mixed reviews when it comes to teaching kids about competitiveness. Some people feel exposing kids to competition teaches them real-life lessons about winning and losing. Others feel competition does more harm than good. Either way, there are pros and cons to both approaches.