Enjoy the Moment and Don’t Blink + MORE

Enjoy the Moment and Don’t Blink + MORE
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SmartTeams™ Website Offers Innovative Way to Increase Athletes’ Concussion Reporting + MORE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Concord, MA.  September 13, 2016.  Just in time for the fall sports season, MomsTEAM Institute, a leading child protection in sports education and advocacy non-profit, has launched a new website designed to improve concussion safety by showing how the immediate reporting .... More »
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How to Help Kids Stop Dwelling on Mistakes

Helping Young Athletes Let Go of Mistakes When kids hang onto mistakes, they often end up experiencing low confidence, frustration and poor performance. When they dwell on their mistakes, they can’t focus in the moment or have fun playing sports because they become so angry with themselves. I.... More »
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Help Young Athletes Reframe Doubts + MORE

Do Your Sports Kids Lack Self-Confidence? In “Sports Parents Success Tips,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your youth sports psychology and mental training questions about sports parents and the mental game challenges their sports kids have. Visit Peaksports.com and click on contact us to subm.... More »
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The Importance of Understanding Injury in Females + MORE

Since the majority of our sports-driven medias are centered around males, it’s typically a safe assumption that they find themselves injured more than the female gender. However, did you know that it’s actually woman that are more likely to sustain a common sports injury? Dr. Robert Shme.... More »

SmartTeams Talk Short: "Buy In " Needed From Coaches To Improve Sports Injury Prevention Says Nationwide Children's MacDonald + MORE

Dr. Jim MacDonald, a clinical professor at Ohio State and pediatric sports medicine specialist at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, says that youth sports coaches are key to injury prevention, and says organizations need to a better job of getting high school and youth coaches to &qu.... More »
Another high-profile plagiarism case is in the media news this week. Our Bad Media, in a post credited only to the Twitter handles @blippoblappo and @crushingbort, accused foreign policy expert Fareed Zakaria of 12 instances of plagiarism committed before August 2012.
That date is when Zakaria was caught plagiarizing a Jill Lepore article in the New Yorker for his column in Time and a post at CNN…

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Six months ago my son was complaining about persistent back pain. He ended up being diagnosed with two small fractures in his lower back at the L-3 vertabrae. The pain and startling realization finally set in that his spring and summer sports activities would not happen. I remember standing in a hospital hallway feeling like a riptide had swept over me…

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#tbt Mouth Guard BS Research!

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This was originally posted in May, not a long throwback, but since football started I have been hit up with this question a lot.  So here is the “truth” about this research.  I love the effort and attempt to find a reason; however when you have a critical and FUNDAMENTAL flaws then present it in a way […]

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It was a beautiful morning as I walked into the office after the weekend. I was relieved, but also deeply concerned. After a scare in my wife’s pregnancy, the doctors put her on bed rest for several months. She couldn’t work and our income was cut in half. “How are we going to make it?” I thought to myself…

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Don’t Blink

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It may seem like days pass slowly, but years somehow seem to fly by faster than a speeding bullet. That being said, it’s important to pay attention to the present moment and enjoy each day as it comes. Because, before long, those days will turn to years long gone. We love this song from Kenny Chesney and think you will too…

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nfl flag football tournament 1408704987 1195354155 Enjoy the Moment and Don’t Blink + MOREParents, what’s the best way to prepare your kids for the new season in sports?
It’s not about asking your kids to go out and practice every day. It’s not about lecturing your kids about the value of hard work and practice.
It’s all about finding ways to boost their happiness and confidence in sports…
If you do this, your kids will hang in there for the long haul and enjoy the many emotional, social and physical benefits of playing youth sports

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