How Youth Sports Develop Ethical Men and Women

How Youth Sports Develop Ethical Men and Women By TrueSport Among a parent’s biggest goals is to raise healthy, ethical, and honorable adults. We want our children to like and respect themselves, respect others, and enhance the lives of people around them. One of the most prominent conversations over the past year has revolved around…

Sports Nutrition Tips for Promoting Healthy Bones

Sports Nutrition Tips For Promoting Healthy Bones By TrueSport Kids who participate in youth sports achieve greater peak bone mineral density in their 20s than kids who watch from the bleachers, but only with adequate nutritional support. In some extreme cases, poor dietary choices coupled with high intensity exercise can reduce bone mineral density instead…

Ask the Expert: How Coaches Build Cohesive Teams

Ask the Expert: How Coaches Build Cohesive Teams, with Sports Psychologist Roberta Kraus, Ph.D.   One of the confusing and challenging conversations in education and youth sports centers on whether teaching and coaching should be gender-blind, or whether there are scientifically valid reasons girls and boys should be coached differently. Sports psychologist and TrueSport Expert, Roberta…

Should Kids Set New Year’s Resolutions?

Should Kids Set New Year’s Resolutions? By TrueSport Many adults associate New Year’s resolutions with abandoned aspirations instead of positive changes. For those who struggle to stick with New Year’s resolutions, it can seem illogical to promote the habit to children. However, many experts in child development recommend parents set goals with their children every…