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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.

11-year-old Sofia Sanchez went viral after a video showed her dancing to Drake’s “In My Feelings” in the halls of a hospital while waiting for a transplant. Months later, Sofia is doing well and has a new PSA to promote organ donation.

Go or No-Go? How to Know When an Athlete’s Ready to Return

By Dev Mishra, M.D. 04/22/2019, 8:30pm CDT

Learn some tips to help sports parents and coaches with the difficult "go" or "no-go" decision when an injury occurs.

When to Teach Children Mental Skills

By Mental Toughness Trainer 04/22/2019, 12:00pm CDT

When the Time Is Appropriate, Ask Your Young Athlete for His/Her“Opinion” on a Difficult Issue That“Your Friend” Is Having With TheirChild.

How to Prevent Youth Sports Injuries

By JD News 04/22/2019, 12:00pm CDT

An increase in overuse and trauma injuries combined with a lack of attention to proper injury prevention is behind the high rate of youth sports injuries.

Overbearing Parents Toxic to Young Athletes

By Kevin Danahy, Cape Gazette 04/20/2019, 4:00pm CDT

As players, we are taught to accept the result and move on, but many parents feel their child was deprived on the field, and they scream their dissatisfaction from the sidelines.  

Putting the PHIT in Fitness

By Nate Repensky 04/20/2019, 1:15pm CDT

PHIT America is utilizing grassroots campaigns to challenge the world’s newest pandemic – inactivity.

How to Gain Weight Fast and Safely

By Kris Gunnars, BSc, HealthLine 04/18/2019, 12:00pm CDT

High-protein foods include meats, fish, eggs, many dairy products, legumes, nuts and others. Protein supplements like whey protein can also be useful if you struggle to get enough protein in your diet.

A Day in My Diet: Olympic Swimmer Janet Evans

By Alanna Nuñez, Shape 04/18/2019, 12:00pm CDT

"For lunch I love to fill a bowl with bright mixed greens, add a small black bean burger, and then pack it with veggies."

Lugging Heavy Backpacks Is Bad for Kids’ Health

By Eve Glazier, M.D., MBA, Journal Review 04/18/2019, 12:00pm CDT

Select the proper size. Your child’s backpack should be no wider and no longer than his or her torso.

Concussion in Youth Sports

By Robin Hamilton, Union Bulletin 04/16/2019, 12:00pm CDT

“We work hard on teaching the right technique and emphasize that the helmet is not a weapon,”

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