Why Athletes Become Intimidated – Peaksports Video + MORE

Why Athletes Become Intimidated – Peaksports Video + MORE

6 Signs You’re Micromanaging Your Athlete + MORE

6 Signs You’re Micromanaging Your Athlete Simply put, no one likes to work for a micromanaging boss. It suffocates and aggravates us, while also keeping us from taking risks. Your young athlete feels that same way when you micromanage as a sports parent. Perhaps you are not even aware of your.... More »
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Green Spaces as Habitats for Kids, Families, and Mobile Devices

Do you have green spaces within walking, driving, or public transport distance from your home? If you’re looking for positive ways to feel connected as a family, it’s time to get yourselves and your kids outdoors—into green spaces, parks, beaches, forests, backyards, and neighborhoods! The lat.... More »
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How to Help Young Athletes Overcome Social Approval + MORE

Coping With Pressure in Youth Sports In the new video series “Sports Parents Success Tips,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your youth sports psychology and mental training questions that deal with sports parents and the mental game challenges their sports kids have. Visit Peaksports.com and cl.... More »

Sports Parenting Podcast: How to Deal with Player and Coach Bullying + MORE

To listen to this episode, click on the above arrow. Has your child ever come home complaining of being bullied? Or maybe you suspect it and notice changes in behavior that point to it? In this episode, I talk with Diane Munoz, a licensed mental health counselor who has been in the mental health fie.... More »
*I will admit that I could not come up with a catchy title for this post so I ripped this from Mike Freeman’s twitter feed (@mikefreemanNFL) last night: Contussiongate. — mike freeman (@mikefreemanNFL) May 26, 2015 But not only is this funny but it is about as accurate as it could have been when summing […]

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Keep Moving When You Dance

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President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University

 
Key Points:

Dance classes are very popular amongst adolescent girls, but a recent study shows that only about one third of a typical dance class involves moderate to vigorous physical activity
Several organized sports practices as well as dance activity might be improved to encourage larger amounts of movement based activity

 
You would think that dance equals movement, right?
Many prominent national health and medical associations recommend that children and adolescents participate in at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity on most days of the week…

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