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MomsTeam Announces Partnership With USA Baseball

MomsTeam.com® CEO/Publisher Brooke de Lench announced today that it is partnering with USA Baseball, the national governing body of amateur baseball in the United States, to provide content to USA Baseball's members.

Teaching Accountability: Pick The Right Time

Teaching youth athletes personal accountability for their actions on and off the field is important, but finding the right time to impart that life lesson can be tricky, says a long-time youth baseball coach and author.

Weight Training For Youth Athletes: More to Getting Stronger Than Pumping Iron

In today's hyper-competitive youth sports environment, young athletes are constantly seeking ways to gain an advantage; so much so, in fact, that kids have begun rushing into the weight room in record numbers.  But doing so before laying a sound physical foundation first is a mistake, and one that can often lead to serious long term consequences.

Youth Sports Concussion Safety Laws: New York

On September 17, 2011, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the state's Concussion Management and Awareness Act, adding the Empire State to the growing list that have enacted strong youth sports concussion safety laws since May 2009.  The law, which goes into effect on July 1, 2012, is more specific and comprehensive than other such laws in a number of respects.

Report Reveals Epidemic of Obesity Among Children With Special Needs, Outlines Solutions

Children with special needs are far more likely to be overweight or obese than their counterparts according to "Finding Balance: Obesity and Children with Special Needs," the second in a series of groundbreaking reports produced by AbilityPath.org, an online resource and social community for parents and professionals serving the needs of adults and children with disabilities.

Injury Time: One Mom's Not So Surprising Reaction

The play is over, and the football players in the pile all get up, except for one.  One mom's story of what happened next may not be so surprising.

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Concussion Expert Revises Return To Play Guidelines

Pioneering concussion expert, Dr. Robert Cantu, issues revised return to play guidelines focusing on loss of consciousness, post-traumatic amnesia, concussion number, and time signs and symptoms take to clear at rest and with progressive exertion as factors.

Rise in Emergency Department Visits for Sports Concussions Reflects Increased Awareness

That the number of emergency department visits by children and teens for sports and recreation-related concussion jumped over 60 percent from 2001 to 2009 may be good news, says The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which attributed the rise to increased awareness of sports parents and coaches about the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of brain injuries.

Peak Athletic Performance: A Training Plan Can Help

Whether your child plays soccer, basketball, swims, runs, or races her bike, an individualized or personal training program can help her perform at her best and achieve peak athletic performance.
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