Toben Nelson: Raising Awareness About Link Between Sports Participation And Risk of Heavy Drinking + MORE

Toben Nelson: Raising Awareness About Link Between Sports Participation And Risk of Heavy Drinking + MORE
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10 Things You Will Miss When Your Child Stops Playing Sports + MORE

Playing sports brings you and your child many challenges–some good and some very very ugly. But when your kids are done playing sports–be it before or after college–there will be things you will miss because there’s nothing quite like watching your child grow, fail, overcome,.... More »

The Future is Good. Things are Changing.

Hello, once again, let me reintroduce myself. I am Dustin Fink, an athletic trainer in Illinois that has made it a special interest and hobby of mine to learn and talk about concussions [/sarcasm]. It has been some time since I have delved back into the blogosphere and I don’t feel I owe an ex.... More »

DANGERS OF CONCUSSIONS: How State Laws Are Mandating Adult Education on This Important Issue

A New Study on Adult-Education Mandates In State Concussion Laws By Doug Abrams  Between 2009 and 2014, amid heightened public awareness about the serious consequences of concussions suffered in youth sports, every state and the District of Columbia enacted laws designed to promote prevention and t.... More »
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Why Youth Sports Leagues Should NOT Rely on FBI Fingerprint Checks Alone + MORE

The interest in and prevalence of youth sports background checks as a pre-employment and pre-volunteering measure is skyrocketing. The National Alliance for Youth Sports (NAYS) says this is attributed to two factors: the increased exposure of high-profile reports of child sexual abuse, such as at t.... More »
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Is Your Child Doing Success the Right Way? + MORE

Success looks like fun from a distance. Your child sees what he wants to achieve and is determined to be successful in his sport. I want to hit home runs like he does! I’m gonna work until I’m as fast as her! I will practice my shots until I can score 20 points a game! But...Read M.... More »

Refreshing Words From an Athlete

– theconcussionblog.com

It’s my “off-season” of sorts here on the blog.  Add into that a growing, young family and time just seems to be hard to come by (not to mention my real “day job” of taking care of hundreds of athletes at a high school).  However, I am always listening and reading. Today I stumbled across […]

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The NBA playoffs are underway. Or, as I like to put it: The NBA regular season has started. To celebrate, today’s Shoutouts focus on the Association.
You know about the NFL 1000, Bleacher Report’s series ranking the NFL’s top 1,000 players position by position. For the first time this year, we’re bringing the same concept to basketball with the NBA 200…

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In recognition of April as National Youth Sports Safety Month, MomsTeam is again asking our friends in the medical, health, fitness, nutrition and athletic training communities to write blogs answering two questions: first, how or why did they get into their field, and second, how have they made a difference in the life of a youth athlete in the past year…

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Carbohydrates seem to be a source of confusion for athletes and fitness exercisers alike. As a result of the Paleo Diet, Grain Brain, Wheat Belly, and other trendy diet books, many active people don’t know what to eat. They just think they should avoid pasta, bagels, juice, bananas and sugar; even if these foods are non-problematic for them…

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The family budget is always tight. There are braces to pay for, a car in the shop, and the ever-increasing cost of groceries to consider. By the time money is stashed away for college, retirement, and savings for a rainy day, there is little left in the wallet when the time comes to take your wife on a nice date…

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