Make sure your kids are developing healthy eating and sleeping habits so that they can succeed on and off the field.
US Lacrosse also encourages teams, clubs and leagues to have a written concussion management plan that is reviewed regularly and developed with the consultation of a local physician trained in the evaluation and management of concussion.
Many sports concussions go undetected because athletes don't recognize that they have symptoms of concussion or are reluctant to self-report such symptoms.
Just because the player does not appear bothered by the treatment does not mean the behavior is acceptable.
The deep knee bend seems to be the hardest thing for adults to work on, but bending the knees actually gives you a longer stride, which equals more speed.
Although yogurt is probably the most recognized dietary source of probiotics, they are in a variety of foods, including kefir, raw sauerkraut, pickles, kimchi, kombucha, raw apple cider vinegar and traditional Greek olives.
However, cutting down carbs tends to cost us in our overall potential through the long term –especially for active athletes.
The mental training aspect of hockey is just as important as the physical training aspect. You can’t have one without the other if you want to be your absolute best.
As coaches, parents and teammates we can go a long way to helping those in need by recognizing possible signs of anxiety or depression.
Young athletes do not have the same capacity to store glycogen as adults so they need to eat more complex carbohydrates during the day in order to have enough energy stored up.
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