young athletes

Speaking from experience, Jose Canseco says this combination is a recipe for disaster.
At first glance, this is an impressive title. The man who won it, Harvey Howard, is paralyzed. His last year of racing, Harvey
Immature parents are what give youth sports a black eye. These kinds of parents don't anticipate the consequences of their boorish behavior but just act impulsively without thinking. Immature parents don't take responsibility for their behavior but instead blame the referee.
Why is the number so high? In the realm of sports, there are many different voices that influence young people--parents, coaches, health care providers, school professionals, teammates, and even spectators.
If you've got a promising young athlete, don't let these bad eating habits get in the way! They are sure to curbside your young athlete's hard work, on and off the field.
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A bruise or slap will heal. A young athlete hearing that he is "selfish and not good enough" will last much longer. I can still hear the terrible things my high school coach told me, and I've been out of high school for years.
If a player is a star in high school, the idolization starts early. The loudest voices in the athlete's ear say, "You'll be a pro someday! Yes, do your schooling, but you don't have to work too hard because one day you'll be rich!"
When I was 10, basketball was just a fun sport to play with friends by running up and down a court. But today? The pressure is excessive, and it's starting earlier and earlier.
Parents should not dismiss their children's complaints of low back pain, and the same advice applies to coaches, athletic trainers and school nurses: if an athletic child complains of nagging low back pain, you should have him/her examined by a doctor who specializes in sports medicine, spinal injuries or pediatric orthopedics. A lifetime of suffering could be avoided with timely and appropriate care.
What if you fell in love with a sport, but there was a large obstacle in your path, threatening to prevent you from playing
You should be your kid's biggest supporter. But for parents of high school athletes, in particular, it's important to maintain perspective. Don't lose sleep worrying about catering to every need of your athletic child.
SM: What kinds of skills has Casey learned through the Special Olympics? LM: Casey loves to compete, and he loves to win
We marvel at the courage, determination and sportsmanship when so many talented individuals work their hardest and push themselves to do their very best.
Over-indulging a student athlete is one of the most insidious forms of abuse. Failing to be honest with them about how life works is a crime. They deserve caring adults who see the big picture and the long-term affects of a win-at-all cost culture.
Moral intelligence is simply a scientific term for character and ethics. It's the courage to make decisions based on what's right, not what's beneficial or convenient. Those who have it are determined to live their lives by values, regardless of what others do who have no moral compass.
Energy isn't an issue for women in athletics. But we also know that female athletes are at a much greater risk for certain musculoskeletal injuries than their male counterparts.
Lakeville South girls' soccer coach Dan Flood called Steltzer's feat "incredible." Soccer star Brianna Stelzer will go down
When I was 13, I was attacked by a 14-foot tiger shark while surfing in Kauai, Hawaii, and lost my left arm. Through hard work and perseverance, I went on to win a national surfing title and turn pro.