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Preventing Youth Sports Injuries

By Jeremy Smoot, CPT, GPTS Spring sports are in full swing, providing ample opportunities for children to improve physical fitness and learn the value of teamwork while having fun. However, because young athletes are still growing, they are at a greater risk for injury than adults. The good news is …

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Sideline Sportsmanship

Brad Boarman has worn many hats—and skates—in ice hockey: player, coach, official and parent. His dad founded an ice hockey club in 1973. In 1975, 3-year-old Brad was already playing. As a teenager, he joined high-performance programs. After college, Boarman began coaching and became an official. He’s now in his …

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What Kobe Represented for Sports Parents

The death of Kobe Bryant touched so many of us sports parents and children. My daughters, Paige and Grace, both played basketball, and road trips, or just regular trips to practice, were part of the game. Both my girls immediately called their dad when they heard of Kobe’s death and …

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Healthy Family: Head in the Game

An Athlete’s Mental Health is Also Important When it comes to youth and sports, intensity seems to be growing at an alarming rate. Rampant peer pressure, coach and parental pressure and self-imposed pressure, coupled with hectic schedules and little down time for rest and reflection, can create an environment of …

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