Sports Articles For Parents and Coaches
Winning at Sports
Winning does not just mean being ahead in the score column when the whistle blows. Check out the following articles on how you can help your kids be winners at sports!
What Kids Want
Winning – It’s All Relative
Awards: To Give or Not to Give? That is the Question
Competition v. Cooperation
Health and Training
These topics from The Educated Sports Parent on health and training can help your child have a safe youth sports experience.
Youth Strength Training
Females and the Importance of Nutrition: The Female Athlete Triad
Sports Nutrition For Young Athletes
Child Growth and Sports
Childhood is a unique time. Children are growing and learning at a fast pace. Children are different than adults, and the structure of the youth sports environment should reflect this. These articles from The Educated Sports Parent relate to how to accommodate the uniqueness of children in youth sports.
Is My Child Ready for Sports?
Should My Child Specialize?
Is My Child the Next Michael Jordan?
Safety Precautions for Safer Sports
Safety Articles from the Educated Sports Parent
Preventing Head Injuries in Soccer
Safety Info on Other Sites
Football Players Need Several Days to Recover from a Concussion
Concussions Exact Toll on Football Players Long After They Retire
Head Injuries and Brain Damage in Football [Soccer]
Brain Injury in Sports
Developmentally Appropriate Sports Program Modifications
Below you will find some helpful ways in which sports can be modified to better meet the needs of participants.
Developmentally Appropriate Program Modifications
General Articles on Youth Sports
The Coaching Challenge
Participation Benefits of Youth Sports
Articles For Parents
Youth Programs for Athletes with Disabilities
Youth Sports Information Links
Recommended Books on Sports and Adolescence