Sports & Athletics for Kids

 

“Somewhere behind the athlete you’ve become and the hours of practice and the coaches who have pushed you is a little girl who fell in love with the game and never looked back. Play for her.” – Mia Hamm
Kids concussion

New Developments on Kids and Concussions

Research into the effects of concussions on children's brains is urging longer waiting periods for healing, while also allowing kids to return to normal activities sooner. The key, say experts, is for parents to...
What Horses Can Teach Kids

What Horses Can Teach Kids

Got a sweet-natured daughter who needs to find her own voice? Have a thoughtful son who isn't inclined toward team sports? Eager to teach your kids useful, real-world skills like empathy, responsibility, confidence, and...

Soccer Headers Really Are Bad for Girls' Brains

Adult female soccer players who head the ball show as much as five times more signs of neurological damage than do male players who head the ball a similar number of times, says a...
Why Fencing is the New It Sport for Kids

Why Fencing is the New It Sport for Kids

Eager to find a sport that challenges your child's body AND brain? Curious about which sport gives your child the greatest chance of continuing to participate in college or secure a scholarship? Want to...
kids summer sports guide

A Time-Saving, Disaster-Averting Survival Guide to Kids' Summer Sports

Your child is ready to enter the adrenalin-pumping, life-affirming, character-building world of summertime youth sports. The benefits are, of course, endless. And let's be honest, it's YOUR turn to do a little bragging on...

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Why Fencing is the New It Sport for Kids

Why Fencing is the New It Sport for Kids

Eager to find a sport that challenges your child's body AND brain? Curious about which sport gives your child the greatest chance of continuing...

Why Girls Suffer High Rates of ACL Tears

Once rare in children, ACL injuries in kids have increased at the rate of 2.3% per year for more than 20 years. And the...
Adults are breaking kids

Adults Are Breaking Kids

Overzealous, yet well-intentioned adults are breaking kids. That's the consensus of a growing number of pediatric specialists pointing to dramatic increases in sports-related injuries...

The Battle for Your Kids' Hearts and Minds

Any parent who has been driven half-mad by a child seemingly unable to put down the smartphone or stop playing video games is witnessing...

Getting Teens High the Right Way

Your teenager wants to attend a party but your spidey sense is tingling. Years of experience - including memories of your own turbulent teen years...

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