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The 10,000 Hour Rule: “Not for the Faint of Heart or for the Impatient”

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Most sport enthusiasts have at least heard of the 10,000 hours of deliberate practice needed to reach the expert level of athletic performance, although...

Who is Monitoring the Student-Athlete’s Academic Performance?

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Intercollegiate athletics at an NCAA member institution involves many people and most of their roles are clearly defined.  An NCAA student-athlete is a student...

Walking Your Way to Health

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A perfect way to begin an exercise program is to start walking. Becoming physically active is of utmost importance in the prevention of several...

College Football Needs a Playoff

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A majority of college football fans may not realize this, but there was a Division 1 college football champion other than Auburn crowned on...

Getting Youth Physical Fit Also Improves Their Academic Achievement

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Children have become more obese and less fit since the ‘80s, and this could be due to physically inactive lifestyles. According to a report...

Can There Be Sport Without Attorneys?

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We often see opinion pieces decrying the prevalence of attorneys in our society.  We certainly live in a litigious era.  In the mythical Old...

There is no “Lady” in Athletics

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The difference between men’s basketball and women’s basketball is clear; one is played by men and one by women. In addition to that, many...

Qatar Promises an Air-Conditioned World Cup

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Qatar, where summertime temperatures frequently surpass 40 C (104 F), has announced that all 12 of the stadiums it plans to use for the 2022 World Club soccer tournament will be air conditioned, and open-air, as required by FIFA. Click here for full story.

When “Waiver” Means more than just Being Released

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Almost anyone who has worked in youth sports is familiar with the use of liability waivers. When parents sign their son up for the...

The Power Clean

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The power clean is the best lift for power and explosiveness, and should be included in all strength and conditioning programs. It’s effective because...
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