The national epidemic of “sexting” — HS kids sending photos of naked classmates via text messages — has become the latest trend in social media that coaches, parents, and the law have been struggling to deal with.
As law professor Doug Abrams pointed out on The Sports Edge th.... More »
Everyone wants to be a positive parent. But what does that mean? The term positive parenting is becoming more widespread as the practice of parenting becomes influenced by research in the new scientific field of positive psychology. Simply put, positive parenting behaviors are those that nurture the.... More »
In “Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your sports psychology and mental training questions about helping your athlete embrace mental training. Visit Peaksports.com and click on contact us to submit your question for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game videocast or podcast.
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NATA has released an executive summary of a revised position statement on exertional heat illnesses to published in an upcoming issue of the Journal of Athletic Training, NATA's scientific publication.
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Here’s what I find so amazing about sports parenting issues:
You never know when the next controversy is going to come from.
Case in point: Long-time major league slugger Adam LaRoche made national headlines this past week, insisting that he had language in his contract with the Chicago White .... More »
Today is Good Friday. People around the world will stop to remember this day. There will be church services and, in some places, offices and schools will be closed. Why? What is Good Friday? What is Easter? Those are questions your kids may come to you and ask.
They can be difficult questions to answer…
You might not think a college newspaper and Bleacher Report have many similarities, but I’ve found quite a few. I’ve been writing for The Daily Orange at Syracuse University for my entire freshman year, and I’ve been a part of the Bleacher Report Advanced Program in Sports Media for three months…
Learning the fundamentals is the first and most important thing a young athlete can do. Fundamentals are something we learn first, and never stop practicing. The great players, as talented as they are, all work on the fundamentals on a regular basis. In some cases mastering the fundamentals is what separates great players from good players…
Today is Good Friday and people all around the world will stop to remember this day as we lead into Easter Sunday celebrations. Take a few minutes to watch this short video that helps explain the significance behind Good Friday and Easter. He is Risen!