Deborah Gilboa, MD, explains how parents and coaches can teach young athletes how to process and handle stress, rather than bulldozing it away.
Here’s what Dr. Michele LaBotz, sports medicine physician, wants parents to know when it’s time for your child’s annual sports physical.
Here are six ways parents can help their young athlete resolve a conflict with their sports coach.
An anti-doping program helps ensure that sport is fair and safe, but the testing process can be daunting for many young athletes.
There are many myths surrounding supplements that parents should be aware of before choosing to buy these products – here are 4 myths to know.
Parents should take some time to learn more about pediatric pain and the different ways to help kids deal with pain after a sports injury.
Coaches & parents must remember that referees in youth sports are often volunteers. Tips for the best ways for coaches & parents to respond to bad calls.
What Youth Sport Parents Need to Know About Muscle Cramps Muscle cramps affect athletes of all ages, sizes, shapes, and experience levels, yet the exact cause of muscle cramps is still not fully understood. In the past decade, sports science has revealed information that challenges long-held beliefs and offers new hope for kids who…
How Youth Sport Parents Encourage Doping – Without Even Knowing It! The use of illegal performance enhancing substances (PEDs) by school-age athletes is on the rise, leading researchers to investigate how kids develop positive or negative attitudes about doping. While many media pundits place blame at the feet of elite and pro athletes who…
Dealing with Disrespectful Parents and Fans in The Stands Some of the worst things parents hear and see at youth sports competitions come from other spectators in the stands and along the sidelines. Sometimes it’s criticism taken too far, and other times it can be truly hurtful language or actions directed at players, coaches, or…