When Playing Multiple Sports, It Can Be Difficult To Keep Tabs On Injuries
Burks urges players and parents to communicate injuries between sports more effectively
The 8 Benefits Of Mindfulness For Coaches And Athletes
Mindfulness can help with nervousness or anxiety, as well as help people move on from mistakes.
Self-compassion and remembering that failure is part of being human helps people persist and be resilient.
Klinzing argues that everyone would be better off (parents too!) if parents avoided coaching from the stands.
Steve Kerr's only coaching experience before coaching the Warriors was when he coached his son's youth team.
When Kids Specialize Early, They Lose The Hunger To Compete
Specialization and year round play without changing sports can often cause kids to lose their passion.
After Injuries, It's Not About When Kids Return To Play, But How
It's natural to want to help your kid back from injury, but parents must also think about quality of treatment
Olympian Carrie Tollefson On The Definition Of Competitive Spirit
The key word for this Olympian in defining "competitive spirit" is "perseverance."
An Olympic Distance Runner On Digging Deep When Facing Adversity
2004 U.S. Olympic Distance Runner Carrie Tollefson on taking a long view to overcome injury.
Reasons For The Rise In ACL Injuries
An orthopedic surgeon explains the role of overuse in the rise of ACL tears in younger athletes.
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.
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.
The Wisdom Of Pursuing Athletic Scholarships
Dr. Donahue cautions parents against putting too much stock in children's abilities to win sports scholarships