Boxing vs. Mixed Martial Arts: Which is More Dangerous?

Recently there has been an increase in the debating of whether the sport of boxing or mixed martial arts (MMA) is more dangerous to...

Do Ice Baths After Exercise Really Work?

Recent research suggests that sitting in a tub full of ice after a hard workout may help prevent muscle soreness that can afflict athletes...

3D Printing: A Future in the Sports Industry

You’ve heard a lot lately about 3D printing. Did you know it was invented over 20 years ago? Having started in the 1980s, 3D...

Testing Cardiovascular Fitness in Our Youth

Cardiovascular fitness is generally considered to be the most important component of health-related physical fitness. Other commonly used terms for cardiovascular fitness include cardiorespiratory...

Youth Sports Injuries Infographic

Many parents today are questioning whether competitive sports are worth it, when they subject young children to possible serious injury. But while nearly 30 million...

Time to Stop Prejudice Against Chinese Athletes

Since the opening of the London Olympic Games last week, a small number of Western media have indulged in making up stories about  China that...

We Need to Listen to Our Young People

Like most kids with raw talent, Eli began his athletic career playing catch in the yard. It was clear from his earliest days he...

Concussion Research Can’t Be Ignored

Ann McKee is a neruopatholigist and a leading brain concussion researcher.  When asked how she’d advise her 19-year-old son if he was offered a...

The King-Devick Test: The Missing Link to Practical Management of Concussions

One of the most discussed and controversial issues occurring in the sport today is that of concussions and its head-banging blow to young athletes...

C+ is Not a Passing Grade for Youth Sports Safety

Is a C+ a good grade?  According to the Youth Sports Safety Alliance (YSSA) spearheaded by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), Americans are...

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