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The 12-Month, One-Sport Athlete

The 12-Month, One-Sport Athlete

A lot of people reminisce about the “good old days” when they were growing up. They played a variety of sports all year; fall was football and soccer season, winter was basketball and wrestling, and spring was for baseball and lacrosse.

EQUIPMENT ROOM: Buying a Baseball Glove

EQUIPMENT ROOM: Buying a Baseball Glove

For any young athlete interested in playing baseball or softball, one of the first steps to success is selecting the right glove. A player’s comfort level with their glove is crucial since a glove is a tool that any player can use to hone their skills.

School Bus Safety Tips

School Bus Safety Tips

Over 25 million students, from elementary to high school, ride school buses to and from school every day.

Providing Health for the Home Team

Providing Health for the Home Team

Preventing Concussions a Priority for Allegheny Health Network Concussion Center

Saving Money: Summer Camps

Saving Money: Summer Camps

Summer camps are a popular part of the summer season for many kids, and even a tradition in many families. The cost of sending your son or daughter away for a week or more, or however, can be daunting.

Athletes are vulnerable to ACL injuries

Athletes are vulnerable to ACL injuries

One of the most common problems involving the knee joint is an anterior cruciate ligament tear. The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of four ligaments that are critical to the stability of the knee joint.

The Challenges of Being a Sports Parent
Wherever you are on your path as a sports parent, it’s good to stop and examine your approach to their activity. Do you pay enough attention? Are you pushing your child a little too hard?

We’ve all heard about (or have seen) the overbearing parent who shouts too loudly at games, bullies the coach to play their child more, and every once in a while gets ejected from the game. The...

Bumps & Bruises: Summer Precautions
The sun is at its peak in the sky, which means it nearing the middle of summer and your kid is most likely outside.

There are many outdoor-related injuries that children endure in the summer months. As a parent, it is essential to stock your medicine cabinet with some small valuables to help your adventurer out...

Distance Running
What to know if your child is interested in distance running

With the availability of video games, numerous television channels and the computer, kids today have plenty of reasons to stay inside. Despite these electronic temptations, more youngsters are...

Breakfast is for Champions
More Americans, especially adolescents, are skipping the most important meal of the day—breakfast. Here are some reasons to include a balanced breakfast in your routine:

More Americans, especially adolescents, are skipping the most important meal of the day—breakfast. Here are some reasons to include a balanced breakfast in your routine:

Break the...

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