When Kids Specialize Early, They Lose The Hunger To Compete
Specialization and year round play without changing sports can often cause kids to lose their passion.
After Injuries, It's Not About When Kids Return To Play, But How
It's natural to want to help your kid back from injury, but parents must also think about quality of treatment
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Former pro soccer player Jenny Ruiz shares that moving on from mistakes is an attitude desired by coaches.
Fostering a growth mindset - one in which we focus on effort and progress - leads to greater self-confidence.
Negative Consequences From Changes In Youth Sports Economics
A doctor observes changes from school-based sports to pay-to-play clubs that render players expendable.
The Wisdom Of Pursuing Athletic Scholarships
Dr. Donahue cautions parents against putting too much stock in children's abilities to win sports scholarships
A Doctor's View On Attrition Rates In Sports And Why Kids Quit
Dr. Joseph Donahue shares his views on what drives kids out of sports - everything from injury to lack of fun.
A Doctor's Perspective On Early Sport Specialization
An orthopedic surgeon explains how data show the disadvantages of early sport specialization.
Parental Pressure To Play Through Injuries
An orthopedic surgeon explains pressures parents place on kids to come back too soon from injuries.
How To Reduce Injuries By Avoiding Overuse
This doctor says 50% of all youth sports injuries are due to overuse and are therefore preventable.
How To Stay Safe, Injury-Free Around Sports
Doctors specializing in sports medicine provide tips on safety and in-competition injury prevention.
What Is A Concussion?
Answers from the CDC on how to prevent and control for concussions in sports.