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A Continuing Discussion of Active Children

. What are the benefits of movement activity for children?  For years we have been told the answer to the question.  Children who exercise have: A...

Someone Always Has to Pay for the Crime

The Digest previously has reported on compliance problems faced by Boise State University (see Referees Aren’t the Only Ones Carrying Whistles These Days posted on...

Student-Athlete Equation Could Be a Win-Win

(Editor’s Note:  This article first appeared on the New York Times website on August 9 and in the print edition on August 10 at...

Heart Test Guidelines Aim to Detect Hidden Danger for Young Athletes

(Editor’s Note. This article was originally published in the San Francisco Examiner.  It then appeared on the paper’s website at http://sfgate.com.  It was subsequently...

New Article Could Affect Training Methods

A new study was recently reported online that deals with training methods used by runners and how changes in the type of training might...

NFL and NFLPA’s Labor Woes May Not be Over Yet

(Editor’s Note. On Aug. 4 the NFLPA membership formally approved the settlement of the recent lockout.  This settlement apparently did not include any provisions...

11 Water Safety Tips For Swimmers & Boaters

It's no surprise that nearly 90% of all drowning accidents in natural water settings, including boating, are those of men or boys. Males tend...

NCAA Misses the Mark In Discussing Paying College Athletes

There is a recent blog post on http://ncaa.org by Dave Pickle, a long-time NCAA staff member.  The article offers an argument against paying NCAA...

Social Media Causing Shockwaves in College Sports

An article that first appeared in The Birmingham News recently discussed the role that the use by football players at the University of North...

The Business of the NFL Rolls On

To the relief of a great many beers distributors, snack food vendors, per diem workers who are employed 10 days a year by NFL...

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