New research suggests parents are too focused on their children’s competition to spend time or money on things that don’t involve the tournament, hotel stays or quick dining.
Every year, about 10 per cent of youth athletes experience a concussion. Research shows there are steps we can take to help prevent these injuries, but we can’t be afraid to make changes.
It’s easy to get caught up in World Cup fever. But if watching the beautiful game inspires you to get out and play, injury prevention is vital.
Injuries to the throwing arm of young baseball players have been increasing for years. Studies that assess pitch count are helping, but there are also actions that parents and coaches can take.
Getting involved in sports-based projects offers young Zambians a sense of community and helps them to build new support systems.
Artificial turf has become popular for kids’ sports as well as for professional players. The little black crumbs that help support the blades of fake grass may not be so harmless.