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Kids and Sports



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.

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The Truth about Sports Parents

How kids really feel when their parents watch their games.

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Sports Nutrition For Young Adults: A Game-Winning Guide to Maximize Performance

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.

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Eat Right to Play Hard

Active kids need "high-octane" fuel. In addition to calories for daily activities, health, brainpower and growth, child athletes need energy for sports. To give their performance a boost, feed these young athletes power foods packed with nutrients.

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FindCenterWhether one is rich or poor, educated or illiterate, religious or nonbelieving, man or woman, black, white, or brown, we are all the same. Physically, emotionally, and mentally, we are all equal. We all share basic needs for food, shelter, safety, and love.

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Parental Pressure in Sport

Small clip highlighting the role some parents play in youth athletics, sometimes, to the detriment of the game.

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Concussions and Our Kids: America's Leading Expert on How to Protect Young Athletes and Keep Sports Safe

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.

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Reducing Injury Risk in Youth Sports

“Injuries are often considered an inevitable part of sports. However, like other injuries, sports injuries are potentially preventable,” according to Dr. Terry A. Adirim, a sports medicine expert.

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How Parents Can Nurture Healthy Competition for their Children

How Parents Can Nurture Healthy Competition for their Children. This video is focused on helping parents to talk to children about healthy competition.

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Signs That Your Child's Coach Is a Jerk

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.

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Are Kids’ Sports Becoming Too Competitive?

Many children simply don’t have fun playing sports anymore. Here’s a plan to reverse the “adultification” of youth athletics.

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