Reasons For The Rise In ACL Injuries
An orthopedic surgeon explains the role of overuse in the rise of ACL tears in younger athletes.
The Wisdom Of Pursuing Athletic Scholarships
Dr. Donahue cautions parents against putting too much stock in children's abilities to win sports scholarships
Activity from PCA trusted resource RISE to examine how athletes use sports as an agent social change.
Find out what makes boxer Muhammad Ali so legendary in this movie, and discuss with your child or team.
Activity from PCA trusted resource RISE to understand how equality and equity can be used to achieve fairness
Why Athletes Must Take Care To Recover Fully From Injuries
An orthopedic surgeon emphasizes the importance of full recovery & resisting pressures to return too early.
Negative Consequences From Changes In Youth Sports Economics
A doctor observes changes from school-based sports to pay-to-play clubs that render players expendable.
Parental Pressure To Play Through Injuries
An orthopedic surgeon explains pressures parents place on kids to come back too soon from injuries.
A Doctor's View On Attrition Rates In Sports And Why Kids Quit
Dr. Joseph Donahue shares his views on what drives kids out of sports - everything from injury to lack of fun.
A Doctor's Perspective On Early Sport Specialization
An orthopedic surgeon explains how data show the disadvantages of early sport specialization.