Olympian Carrie Tollefson On The Definition Of Competitive Spirit
The key word for this Olympian in defining "competitive spirit" is "perseverance."
An Olympic Distance Runner On Digging Deep When Facing Adversity
2004 U.S. Olympic Distance Runner Carrie Tollefson on taking a long view to overcome injury.
Twins President says that a team needs more than just coach to act as a leader on and off the field to succeed
Northwestern Football Coach Pat Fitzgerald on the value of respect for other coaches in college football.
According to Dave St. Peter, baseball is a game of failure, but that doesn't mean you can't learn to succeed.
Reasons For The Rise In ACL Injuries
An orthopedic surgeon explains the role of overuse in the rise of ACL tears in younger athletes.
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.
Why Athletes Must Take Care To Recover Fully From Injuries
An orthopedic surgeon emphasizes the importance of full recovery & resisting pressures to return too early.
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.
What To Do When Injured Athletes Want to Play
It is important that athletes take an appropriate track toward recovery and remain honest about their injuries