High-impact sports like soccer help build stronger bones in children – even those kids whose genetics predispose them to bone weakness
As early as first grade, severely obese children are more likely to be rejected by peers and show signs of depression, new research indicates
York University concussion experts report that children take longer to fully recover from a concussion than previously thought
Is the hazing problem getting better or worse? Vanderbilt researchers report that many young athletes who are hazing victims don’t report the abuse
Youth who exercised within seven days of head injury had nearly half the rate of persistent post-concussive symptoms a month later, study says
Researchers studied the head impacts of about two dozen high school football players over the course of one season and discovered changes in their brains, even when concussions weren't involved.
Higher stress and diminished quality family time linked to worse health for children, study says
University of Wisconsin professor urges parents to give their athletes breaks to help prevent injuries to their knees and hips.
A new study found the number of “Tommy John” surgeries to repair a pitching-related elbow injury has climbed in recent years, mainly among adolescent athletes
Georgetown University Medical Center researchers examine how concussions and mild head trauma can lead to sustained brain damage
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