Why Athletes Become Intimidated – Peaksports Video + MORE

Why Athletes Become Intimidated – Peaksports Video + MORE

5 Tips For Parenting A Scholar And An Athlete

By Taayoo A. Murray  In the Caribbean, there is an expression, "Seven brothers, seven different minds". As parents, we often try to fit our children into molds. The belief is that if we know where they fit, we can better parent them. As a mom of boys with two distinctly different pe.... More »
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Help Kids Be More Mentally Resilient + MORE

The Importance of Resiliency in Youth Sports A sports parent asks, “My children seem to get easily stressed out when things go wrong while playing. Is there anything I can do about this?” The issue your children are facing is common and can be challenging. They could benefit from some tr.... More »

WOC #15 Julie Foudy, Two-Time World Cup Champion and ESPN Analyst, on Choosing to Matter

Julie Foudy is a two-time FIFA Women’s World Cup champion and Olympic gold medalist. She played for the United States women’s national soccer team from 1987–2004. Foudy finished her international career with 271 caps and served as the team’s captain from 2000–2004 as well as th.... More »

Iowa Hawkeyes Start a New Tradition by Waving to the Children’s Hospital

What would you think if you saw the entire crowd at a packed football stadium waving to the children’s hospital behind them? Sports have long been seen as something that the ordinary people look up to for inspiration and encouragement. Whatever they are going through, they look up to their fav.... More »

What do you do when your child’s coach isn’t doing a lot of coaching? + MORE

“My child’s coach doesn’t do much coaching… what do I do?” Here’s how I answered that parent’s questions: Learn More About How You Can be a Sticky Sports Parent!        Related StoriesDon’t Fall for these 10 Youth S.... 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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