It Has Been A Long Time + MORE

It Has Been A Long Time + MORE

WOC #13 Nicole LaVoi, Co-Director of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls and Women in Sport + MORE

Author of Women in Sports Coaching, Nicole M. LaVoi, Ph.D. is a Senior Lecturer in the area of social and behavioral sciences in the School of Kinesiology at the University of Minnesota where she is also the Co-Director of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport, and the co-fou.... More »
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How to Help Your Child Throughout Tryouts + MORE

School is starting back up soon and so are fall sports. This can be a stressful time of year for young athletes with summer sessions and team tryouts just a few weeks away. momsTEAM shared a few pieces of advice for parents with a child trying out for the team this year: Emphasize that winning a sp.... More »

The Japanese Babe Ruth: Shohei Ohtani

There is a new sensation in baseball and he is from Japan. He is on a record-breaking spree and if we are to go by the numbers (and even performance on the field), it would not be wrong to claim that he is the Japanese equivalent of the legend, Babe Ruth. The player is Shohei […] The post The .... More »
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SPORT SAFETY: When On-The-Field Celebrations Turn Deadly Dangerous + MORE

  Storming and Dogpiling: Dangerous Uncontrolled Celebrations In Youth Sports By Doug Abrams  Earlier this season, tragedy struck at a third-tier soccer game in Mizoram, a state in northeast India. After scoring the tying goal in the 62nd minute, 23-year-old midfielder Peter Biaksangzuala tried im.... More »

Weekend Fun: The World Cup Drill

Now, this isn’t technically a drill as it’s often a reward for finishing a tough practice or winning an equally difficult fixture on the schedule. However, we love the World Cup Drill so we’re going to highlight it all the same for this edition of Weekend Fun! The games and drills .... More »

Ensure Young Athletes’ Self-Talk is Positive

– youthsportspsychology.com

national flag football tournament 1402586815 929635889 It Has Been A Long Time + MOREEven top athletes tell themselves, “I need to talk to myself more positively. I need to take a hard look at the way I talk to myself about sports.”
In youth sports, kids need to do this, too, says Dan Schaeffer, Ph.D., who works with athletes to boost their confidence.
Kids tell themselves, “I don’t want this to happen,” “I don’t want to miss this shot,” “I’m a bad shooter,” and other statements that are negative…

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British behavior expert, Judi Jones, conducted a poll of 10 things that are killing passion in marriages.  The number one passion slayer?  Weight gain.  It is difficult to have any sort of romantic ideas when you are out of breath.  Not to mention how difficult it is to play with your children…

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Another Survey Confirms That Too Many Adults Spurn Sportsmanship In Youth Sports
 By Doug Abrams
 “The more things change, the more they stay the same.”
This French proverb aptly describes the persisting bad behavior of some parents and coaches in organized youth sports these days. The latest evidence of the adult decline appears in the Sportsmanship Survey released on June 3 by the Liberty Mutual Insurance Responsible Sports program…

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It Has Been A Long Time

– theconcussionblog.com

Hello everyone, my name is Dustin Fink.  I am an athletic trainer and I have created a blog about concussions…  Wait, what? It has been a long time since I have gotten to this blogging thing, perhaps I needed to reintroduce myself.  As devout readers – that you all are – you have noticed a […]

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Some interesting reading for you today:
“How Not to Be Wrong”: What the literary world can learn from math by Laura Miller, Salon.com
Miller reviews Jordan Ellenberg’s book, “How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking,” pointing out how the math popularizer can be a useful study for non-mathematicians who have to deal with data…

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nfl flag football tournament 1402586822 540408385 It Has Been A Long Time + MOREEver wondered what it might be like to go up against 6-foot-11 Sixers’ center, Nerlens Noel, in a game of one-on-one ball? Well then, wonder no more because today we’re bringing you that opportunity.
As you may have heard, the Philadelphia 76er recently joined the CoachUp team as an Athlete Advisor, and we couldn’t be more thrilled about having him on our roster…

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