Parents should offer support and understanding, with a bit of guidance, to their teen or younger athlete before, during and after their school sports season. As the parent of a student-athlete, you should understand that you play a crucial role in your child’s success and dedication to their chosen sport. Support a Healthy LifestyleRead More
Concussions and Your Child Athlete
As a parent of an athlete, it’s common to worry about any sports-related injury. Have you heard the phrase, “You just got your bell rung…walk it off and get back in the game?” Not so fast. As a parent, you need to know how to help your child get back on the playing field afterRead More
Repeat Injuries and Youth Sports: What Parents Should Know
As children and teenagers become more active and participate in sports, it can sometimes mean injuries, especially repeat injuries. With the surge of year-round training and competitions, these young bodies are prone to repetitive stress injuries (RSIs). “RSIs are most likely to occur in children and teens in the area of growth plates,” explained RyanRead More
Should Kids Play One Sport Or Multiple Sports?
There is no easy answer to the question, “are multi-sport athletes better than single-sport athletes?” It’s a loaded question, and every athlete is different; the simple answer is – it depends. One of the biggest debates in today’s youth sports culture is whether athletes are best to specialize in one sport or try their handsRead More