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Protein Powder for Kids

Protein Powder for Kids | Youth Sports Training | Scoop.it
Protein Powder For Kids. Protein plays a role in growing healthy skin and organs, developing strong muscles and keeping your immune system healthy.
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What Makes A Nightmare Sports Parent -- And What Makes A Great One

What Makes A Nightmare Sports Parent -- And What Makes A Great One | Youth Sports Training | Scoop.it

Hundreds of college athletes were asked to think back: "What is your worst memory from playing youth and high school sports?"

Their overwhelming response: "The ride home from games with my parents."

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Don’t let injuries sideline young athletes

Don’t let injuries sideline young athletes | Youth Sports Training | Scoop.it

Sports injuries are especially serious in children and adolescents because their bones are still developing and undergoing rapid growth. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that parents and athletes reduce the risk of injury by taking the following preventive measures:

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Recovery After Workouts Needed for Young and Old ~ Sports ...

Recovery After Workouts Needed for Young and Old ~ Sports ... | Youth Sports Training | Scoop.it
A study from Griffith University in Queensland, Australia found that recovery times from intense workouts are the same for old and young athletes. This is true even though muscles weaken with aging because of decreased ...
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Protect young athletes - Buffalo News

Protect young athletes - Buffalo News | Youth Sports Training | Scoop.it

Recently head injuries and preventive steps to protect our young athletes has become more prevalent in the media. The NFL has largely draw the attention with recently initiated rules such as: implimentation of a Head, Neck, and Medical Committee, strict rules against helmet to helmet contact, baseline neurological testing, sideline neurologic tests, and longer recovery periods. While the debate will rage on about how much protection is to much the government is starting to get involved.  

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Yoga for kids: A good idea? - MayoClinic.com

Yoga for kids: A good idea? - MayoClinic.com | Youth Sports Training | Scoop.it
Yoga for kids — Find out what it involves, safety tips and the possible benefits.
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Institute for the Study of Youth Sports | Gould and Lauer at 2011 National Coaching Conference

Institute for the Study of Youth Sports | Gould and Lauer at 2011 National Coaching Conference | Youth Sports Training | Scoop.it

Researchers from Michigan State University's Institute for the Study of Youth Sports (ISYS) have discovered that underserved youth report more life skill and character development when their coaches place greater emphasis on creating caring climates. This involves the coach creating an atmosphere that focuses on player self-improvement versus players' comparing and competing with teammates.

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Strength training: OK for kids? - MayoClinic.com

Strength training: OK for kids? - MayoClinic.com | Youth Sports Training | Scoop.it

Strength training for kids? You bet — as long as technique and safety come first. The Mayo Clinic suggests that young athletes can begin "strength" training at the early age of eight provided the focus is strength training and not body building. The article outlines specific suggestions on how to begin and monitor your young athletes strength training regiment.

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Keeping Our Young Athletes Healthy and Fit by Dr. Kenneth Ross ...

Keeping Our Young Athletes Healthy and Fit by Dr. Kenneth Ross ... | Youth Sports Training | Scoop.it
In those more competitive of sports such as football, athletics and gymnastics, the training regimes imposed upon the kids can be something they are just not ready to handle unless their bodies are fully prepared, and they understand how to guard...
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Does Top End Speed Training Matter?

Does Top End Speed Training Matter? | Youth Sports Training | Scoop.it
I think I covered my reasons well enough for performing sprint training. The other aspect of my argument for sprint training is it doesn't need to be performed all the time. I believe young athletes should be exposed to sprint ...
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