Do you ever suffer from sports parenting anxiety? Just about every sports parent feels it, the anxiousness in the pit of your stomach when you’re worried about your child. I’ve felt it many times in 22 years of sports parenting. There were times when my son was a senior quarterback that .... More »
Participation in youth sports in general, and in youth
football in particular, is on the decline in some parts of the nation. One of the biggest factors driving the
decline is a concern about injuries.
Lots of youth sports programs say they
want to improve safety, but how many are actually m.... More »
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Whether or not you have a budding ecologist, neuroscientist, or engineer, all children gain important abilities when parents support and encourage doing at-home science experiments.
For kids of all ages, the benefits are enormous. Doing science projects helps develop a child’s resourcefulness, par.... More »
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Valentine’s Day is approaching and it can make or break some of us. If your wife is the super romantic type and you are not, this time of year can be a little nerve racking for you. One thing that is hard for me is making it more special and creative than just bringing home flowers and a card…
Most of the events during the 2014 Sochi Olympics are going to be streaming live online. That’s 15 sports and 98 events. It’s going to be a lot to keep track of, and let’s be honest; we want to make sure we see the good stuff. There are 12 new events that have never been in the Winter Olympics before, including ski halfpipe, ski and snowboarding slopestyle, and team figure skating…
Technology is ever-expanding in all areas of our life; in my short time we have gone from land line phones and massive desktop computers that could play “Lemonade Stand” to handheld personal computers that is also a phone. The point being that technology is amazing. In the previous post we discussed how MRI now can […]
Think back to the time you wrote your first essay in English class. If you were anything like me, your teachers probably harped on you to support your arguments with facts.
Regardless of the topic, that lesson was always drilled into my head.
And it’s become even more important since joining Bleacher Report’s Advanced Program in Sports Media…
Concussions result in microscopic white matter and inflammatory changes to the brain, say three new studies.
The studies, published in the Journal of Neurosurgery, add to a growing body of research suggesting that concussion can no longer be thought of as a transient injury resulting in just a temporary disruption of brain function, but that it results in persistent structural and electrophysiological changes as well…