We've been asked by Gloria Wu, M.D., a physician active in the Sudden Cardiac Death Association of San Jose,
California, and an Associate Clinical Professor at Tufts University
School of Medicine, for help on a research project she is working on in
the area of health screening (a/k/a pre-participation physical evaluations) and its importance to athletes. Please help Gloria and her team by taking this 1-minute survey to help them learn more about this issue.
The winter sports season is in full swing, and spring sports are a ways off, but safety comes first, no matter what the sport or the season. Here's a sixteen-point safety checklist to keep athletes in the game.
The competition for rosters spots on fall sports teams seems to be more ferocious than ever. Tryouts pose a particular challenge to young athletes still playing summer sports. Here are some tips for parents on
how they can help their child perform at their best during tryouts from MomsTeam's Brooke de Lench.
With the competition for rosters spots on fall sports teams more ferocious than ever. Tryouts pose a particular challenge to young athletes still playing sports this summer. MomsTeam Founder and Publisher Brooke de Lench offers some tips for parents on how they can help their child perform at their best during tryouts.
With spring sports beginning for over 40 million young athletes, the
National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) has ten tips for parents,
coaches, and administrators to help prevent injuries and ensure a safe
and successful season.
Having a child playing sports, or two or three, can be a logistical and
organizational challenge even for the most organized mom. Here are
twenty ways to mange your time and money during the helter skelter of a
youth sports season.
Does everybody on a school sport's team really have a properly executed preparticipation evaluation form on file? Can you really be sure? The only way to really know is to have your school's administration periodically audit the athletic department.