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Make sure your kids are developing healthy eating and sleeping habits so that they can succeed on and off the field.

Concussion Myths Parents and Athletes Should Know

By ImPACT Applications 02/03/2020, 3:45pm CST

Over the years, misconceptions have spread about concussions. With new forms of treatment and information available, it’s important to educate both athletes and parents about the facts. Here are the top five concussion myths we’re debunking to help spread awareness.

7 Exercise Ideas to Keep Kids Active This Winter

By Cincinnati Children's 02/02/2020, 10:00am CST

In order for kids to find exercise fun, they need lots of variety. And when they find exercise fun, they’re much more likely to stick with it over an extended period of time. Plus, trying new physical activities together as a family will not only benefit your kids’ health, but can help fight the winter exercise blues too. 

Fun Times: Why Sports Can Drastically Improve The Lives of Youth

By Tegwen Gadais, National Interest 02/02/2020, 9:30am CST

In December, the Peace and Sport Forum took place in Monaco to discuss the work of peace and acting through sport. But what is sport for development and peace?

The Wrong Way to Play Multiple Sports

By Stack MVP 02/01/2020, 10:00am CST

Playing more than one sport can confer amazing benefits for youngsters. But playing several sports simultaneously with no break is arguably even worse than early specialization. A huge benefit of playing multiple sports is you give your body a break from certain repetitive movements or actions associated with particular sports. But when you just pile sports on top of one another, you only make things worse.

How a Growth Spurt Changes the Game for a Youth Athlete

By Stack MVP 01/20/2020, 2:00pm CST

Read on to see what a growth spurt means for your young athlete.

3 Reasons Why Your Athlete Needs Healthy Boundaries

By TrueSport 01/16/2020, 5:15pm CST

Here’s how and why you should encourage your athlete to take a proactive stance on their overall wellbeing by setting healthy boundaries for themselves.

That ‘sport is 90% mental’ - what separates a gold medallist from the silver medallist is the ability to hold nerves till the last point of the match is played!

Performance Tips: Prevent baseball throwing injuries

By Twin Cities Orthopedic 01/13/2020, 11:15am CST

Throwing, especially in baseball, puts a lot of strain on the body. Whether it’s a 12-6 curve from the pitcher’s mound or a crow hop from the warning track, the arm is enduring incredible force, making it imperative to properly protect against injuries.

Fitness: A Healthy — and Well-Timed — Diet Fuels Muscles of Master Athletes

By Jill Barker, Montreal Gazette 01/09/2020, 1:45pm CST

Protein consumed immediately after workouts was shown to have a significant impact on recovery and performance.

Below are 10 ways you can help prepare your children to be adults.

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