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.
The Wisdom Of Pursuing Athletic Scholarships
Dr. Donahue cautions parents against putting too much stock in children's abilities to win sports scholarships
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.
Parental Pressure To Play Through Injuries
An orthopedic surgeon explains pressures parents place on kids to come back too soon from injuries.
How To Reduce Injuries By Avoiding Overuse
This doctor says 50% of all youth sports injuries are due to overuse and are therefore preventable.
How To Stay Safe, Injury-Free Around Sports
Doctors specializing in sports medicine provide tips on safety and in-competition injury prevention.
Dealing With Injuries In High School
Help your child overcome injuries through understanding and support for coping.
Youth Sports Injury Prevention
Learn about the five most common youth sports injuries and how you can avoid them with exercise tips.
Overuse Syndrome: Tips for Parents and Coaches of Youth Baseball Players
4 tips from experts in orthopedic medicine on how to best prevent overuse injuries in youth athletes.