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

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...

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...

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...

Why Kids Need Baseball More than Ever

To hear its critics describe it, baseball is too slow, too dull and too outdated for youngsters raised on the instant gratification and non-stop...