An overwhelming majority of both athletes returning to the classroom after a concussion and their parents are "very concerned" that academic performance will be negatively affected, finds a new survey. Majorities of both athletes and parents surveyed called for schools to do more to support the recovery of students from concussions through academic accommodations, such as extra time to complete tasks, reduced homework, and rest breaks.
An estimated 12 million student athletes will suffer some type of sports or recreational injury this year. Here’s where parents, coaches, and administrators can go for timely and timeless information on preventing and treating youth sports injuries.
Children who play sports have special nutrition and hydration needs. The Nutrition channel provides information about the foods and fluids your athlete should be eating and drinking before, during and after sports for peak performance.
While mothers and fathers face numerous challenges in parenting a child who plays sports, the potential rewards are even greater. Here’s where parents can find the information they need to be successful youth sports parents and help make the sports experience safe and enjoyable for the entire family.
Team administrators (a/k/a Team Moms), game officials, coaches and club and league administrators are critical members of the youth sports team. In particular, coaches can, and often do, make the difference between a positive and negative sports experience for youth athletes. This is the place to find information on what it takes to be a successful Team Mom, official, youth sports coach or youth sports administrator.