ATHLETICS

"I am building a fire, and every day I train, I add more fuel. At just the right moment, I light the match.” – Mia Hamm

No, Your Kid Is Not Getting an Athletic Scholarship

Another study/survey, another demonstration of just how out of touch great gobs of parents are when it comes to their child's chances...

Why Middle School PE Sucks and How to Fix It

In case you missed it, The Atlantic recently ran a piece on that unique form of middle school torture better known as PE (or...

What's Wrong with Youth Soccer?

It's no secret that youth sports has been struggling with declining rates of participation along with growing rates of abandonment by those who do...

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...

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...

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...