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Kids and Sports & illness and injury

Below are the best resources we could find on Kids and Sports and illness and injury.

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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 Students' Brains Are in Danger on the Field

Research makes clear the drastic effects of head injuries on young athletes, and advocates are asking states and schools to do more.

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Why Are So Many Teen Athletes Struggling With Depression?

When high-school sports replicate the training methods and intensity seen at the college level, players feel the toll.

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Student Athlete Injury Collaboration: EMS and Athletic Trainers

What to do when a student athlete is injured.

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Warrior Girls: Protecting Our Daughters Against the Injury Epidemic in Women’s Sports

• Controversial and compelling: The Warrior Girls excerpts in The New York Times Magazine and The Washington Post received an overwhelming response. Warrior Girls has spurred a relevant debate that continues on websites devoted to sports, parenting, and women’s health.

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Every Injured Athlete Goes Through Depression

Dr. Rob Bell speaking to NFL Strength Coaches in Las Vegas. Here is the reason why every athlete who gets injured will experience some sort of depression.

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How ADHD Puts Athletes in the Zone

In our top story this week, Amelia finds reports on the positive and negatives of playing sports if you suffer from ADHD.

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A College Athlete on Cancer and the Competition: I Can Beat Anything.

Sean Dever was diagnosed with bone cancer at 11 years old. He chose a unique alternative to traditional amputation—and now he’s fulfilling his dream of playing college lacrosse.

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Diabetes and Athletes

Learn more about diabetes, the differences in type I vs type II, and how diabetes affects athletes. Safe Sports Network talks about different management techniques as well.

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