Why Kids Shouldn’t Specialize in One Sport

The Huffington Post – Jennifer Breheny Wallace “In a move that surprised many sports parents, last week the USTA, NFL, MLB, NHL, NCAA, U.S. Olympic Committee and three dozen other leading sports organizations joined forces to speak out against the popular...

For Our Children’s Health, Keep Sports Fun

The Huffington Post – Dr. Alexis Colvin “Parents proudly watching their aspiring major leaguers hit a home run, serve an ace in tennis, or lunge to stop a goal might find it hard to imagine that their child’s success in sports could harm his or her...

It’s Not Obesity We Should Worry About, It’s Inactivity

Forbes – Nick Morrison “The world is in the grip of an obesity epidemic. And yet obesity is not the biggest problem. Evidence suggests that it is not the calories we consume that we should be really worried about, it’s our inactivity…Increasing...

Extracurricular Sports Help Kids Develop Discipline in the Classroom

Pysch Central – Rick Nauert PhD “A new Canadian study suggests regular, structured extramural sports help kids develop the discipline they need in order to engage effectively in the classroom. Researchers from the University of Montreal and its affiliated...

Young becoming hostages to handheld devices, says charity

BBC – Hannah Richardson “Future generations of young people risk becoming “hostages to handheld devices” and disengaged from physical activity, a sports charity says…This poll of 1,000 five- to 16-year olds suggested 75% of young people...