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Staying Mentally Fit

Staying Mentally Fit

Practice makes perfect, right? That’s what parents and coaches say and that’s good advice – but it extends beyond the physical aspect of sports.

Flag Football: A Safe Alternative

Flag Football: A Safe Alternative

There are more than one million kids participating in high school football nationwide. At some point in their young careers they were taught the complexities of the game – rules, positions, verbiage, etc.

When Does a Cut Require Stitches?

When Does a Cut Require Stitches?

If you've got kids, they've got cuts. No matter how often you tell them to be careful or not to do something, they'll continue to accumulate skinned knees and elbows. But which cuts will heal with a simple Band-Aid, and which will need stitches?

Choosing A Hockey Program

Choosing A Hockey Program

When looking for a skating/hockey program for your child, there are some important things to consider regarding what they’ll be learning.

Heart vs. Skill: How maximum effort yields maximum results

Heart vs. Skill: How maximum effort yields maximum results

“Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard.” - NBA player Kevin Durant

Sports and School: Tips for Balancing Both

Sports and School: Tips for Balancing Both

Balancing sports, schoolwork, and other activities is one of your child's greatest challenges. But it can be done -- with the right game plan. Here are some tips.

Creating Healthy Futures
The wall-mounted flat-screen televisions' volume blares above the whir of treadmills and slamming of iron weights. The combined sounds of excited voices, exercise machines and electric beeps and buzzes reveal a scene of heightened physical activity.

It's a setting is not unlike any other fitness center or gym, with a few “small” exceptions. It's not ESPN's SportsCenter emanating from the TVs... it's Nickelodeon's “Ned's Declassified.” And the...

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.

A ligament is made of tough fibrous material and functions to control excessive motion by limiting joint mobility.

Athletes are more prone to ACL injuries, but they can inflict anyone....

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