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Less Than Half of American Children Get Enough Sleep Each Night. How Do We Fix It?

How much sleep is enough for children? According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, nine hours a night is the magic number. New research pre...

Do Kindergartners Really Need 30 Minutes of Homework a Night?

Do kindergartners really need homework? If you polled most Americans, the answer would likely be a resounding no. Yet a 2015 study found that Ameri...

Should American High Schools Have Nap Time?

Sleep is essential to maximizing your potential as a human. More sleep makes us smarter, more motivated, more charismatic, stronger, faster, more coor...

How Exam Weeks Greatly Increase an Athlete's Risk of Injury

With the school year nearing its conclusion, final exams are a major hurdle for student-athletes. While no one's ever mistaken finals for a pleasan...

What Counts as Play? 5 Criteria of the Most Vital Activity for Kids

Kids don't play nearly as much as they used to. This might sound odd to some, as many are confused by what actually constitutes "play." Kids are st...

Austin Ekeler Reveals How 'Positive Peer Pressure' in High School Helped Propel Him to Greatness

Austin Ekeler is an athletic marvel. When Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn recently dubbed Ekeler the strongest guy on the team, he was...

3 Ways Youth Basketball Players Waste Their Offseason

Summer is such a great time of the year, especially for youth athletes and coaches who work with them. This is the time of year when so much improveme...

Why This 4-Star QB Chose the Ivy League Over Alabama

For many recruits, there's nothing more alluring than playing football at the University of Alabama. You know you'll play for National Championship...

NFL WR Andrew Hawkins Just Earned His Ivy League Master's Degree With a 4.0 GPA

NFL free agent wide receiver Andrew Hawkins was cut by the Cleveland Browns in February, but he has remained busy. Over the weekend, Hawkins graduated...

Northwest Missouri State Football Players Will Wear Helmet Decals That Show Their GPAs

Helmet stickers have long been a tradition in college football. Ohio State has their buckeye leaves. Florida State has their tomahawks. And Nor...

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