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5 Behaviors of High-Performing Sports Parents

Parenting in youth sport has developed into a significant talking point in recent times. Unfortunately most of this discussion centres on overbearing...

When Is it Safe For Kids to Start Drinking Coffee?

The more we learn about coffee, the more evidence there is that it can support a healthy lifestyle. The case for drinking coffee today may be stron...

A Simple Spit Test May Revolutionize How We Diagnose Concussions

Diagnosing the severity of a concussion could soon be as simple as collecting a swab of saliva. New research from Penn State University has found t...

Why Coaches and Parents Should Avoid Placing Too Much Emphasis on Team and Individual Results

Fall season playoff time can be intense, hyper-competitive, exhilarating or heartbreaking. These moments are great opportunities to focus on teachable...

This Viral Punt From a High School Football Game Defies the Laws of Physics

Punts rarely make for viral videos. But when a punted ball inexplicably rolls for 50 yards, seemingly in the face of all known laws of physics, peo...

Watch Cristiano Ronaldo's 7-Year-Old Son Embarrass His Youth Soccer Opponent

When your name is Cristiano Ronaldo Jr., you better be good. Thankfully for Ronaldo Jr., the 7-year-old son of reigning Balloon d'Or winner Cristia...

Justin Gatlin Reveals the No. 1 Sprinting Mistake Slowing Down Young Athletes

Father Time can't catch Justin Gatlin. The 35-year-old American sprinter may be one of the oldest athletes in his sport, but he's still chasing dow...

Why Track and Field Legend Carl Lewis Hates Specialization in Youth Sports

Add Carl Lewis to the list of legendary athletes who despise early specialization by youth athletes. Lewis is one of the greatest track and field a...

3 Tips for Managing Youth Athlete Nutrition

working with Young Athletes Working with Young Athletes Amy Jamieson-Petonic, MEd, RDN, CSSD, LD As a sports dietitian, I work with athletes of all...

Think Your Team's Legit? Nominate Them to Play in the National Youth Football Championship

Have you ever wished youth football had an equivalent of youth baseball's Little League World Series? If so, your wish has been granted. The first ...

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