The Mizzou protests showed changing views of the media and privacy + MORE

The Mizzou protests showed changing views of the media and privacy + MORE
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Can Sports Improve Young Athletes’ Self-Esteem? + MORE

Do Sports Help Self-Esteem? A sports parent writes: “My 12-year-old has always had low-self confidence and low self-esteem. My hope was that a competitive sport (baseball for us) could help him develop these but so far results (four years into the mission) are negative to neutral at best. How do .... More »

3 Words That Will Combat Childhood Obesity + MORE

Childhood obesity is a national epidemic. Almost 1 out of 3 children (ages 2-19) in the US is overweight or obese, putting them at risk for serious health problems.  That fact alone is a huge reason to encourage your kids to play sports.  Today’s guest post by nutritionist Cassandra Gold.... More »

Sports Parenting Podcast: Why TEAM is so Important–in Sports and in Life + MORE

To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow.  In this episode I am featuring Jenn Starkey of www.MVPleadershipAcademy.com and FastpitchFit.com. Jenn is a Best Selling Author and the founder of FastpitchFit.com, a division of MVP Leadership Academy. She is here to help give you tools that.... More »
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Be On The Lookout For Heat Illness and Exertional Heat Stroke

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Heat Illness is a broad term used for a range of problems such as dehydration, cramping, dizziness, heat exhaustion and a very serious problem called heat stroke.... More »
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Why MUST Parents and Coaches Be Partners? + MORE

In an ideal season, parents and coaches work together; sports parents feel supported by the coach and the coach feels supported by the parents. Everyone–players, coaches and parents–benefit from a unified effort. However, we know that a parent-coach partnership can sometimes be a myth an.... More »
Wahoo! At long last, in amongst lawsuits and plenty of passionate discussion, the United States Soccer Federation has announced new safety regulations that will help protect the brains of our youngest generation of players. If you’ve been disconnected from recent news, there’s been growing concern over head injuries in contact sports, from the youth level all […] The post US Soccer Takes Major Step Towards Minimizing Traumatic Head Injuries appeared first on CoachUp Blog.

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Has your fall season come to an end? I hope it was a good season, but if it was not,  you can guide your child to move on in a way that does not waste the experience. Nominate a coach, volunteer, or parent for the November Positive Youth Sports Award! Take just a minute and nominate…Read More
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While racism and threats to the physical safety of black students are the most important issues amid the unrest at the University of Missouri, a controversy around the rights and responsibilities of the media has lingered all week.
As you know, the chancellor of the University of Missouri and the president of the state system resigned amid growing protests over the administration’s slow and tone-deaf response to a series of racist incidents and what black students say is an unsafe and hostile atmosphere for them on campus…

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