University of Georgia research suggests love of the game and the chance to compete are motivating factors for high school athletes specializing in one sport
Dr. Julie Stamm, a leading neuroscientist and author of THE BRAIN ON YOUTH SPORTS, shares important research and insights on repetitive head trauma and the long-term impact on young athletes’ brain
Kim Carducci, a former collegiate athlete and author of The I of the Tiger, on bolstering mental health and helping young athletes navigate the many challenges that accompany competition
Daily aerobic exercise significantly reduced the risk of prolonged recovery from sport-related concussion, according to new research from the University at Buffalo
Young athletes who are prescribed opioid pain relievers for injuries can develop addictions after just a few days. Here’s what coaches and parents need to know to help prevent addiction.
On average, impacts are more frequent during drills, more severe during games, study finds
The Korey Stringer Institute shares all-important safety practices and resources for coaches and program leaders to help protect their young athletes
New study, conducted by scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine and the University of Texas Southwestern, examines head impacts in youth football
Press Box (weekly e-newsletter)
The Press Box is a weekly e-newsletter bringing you the latest news stories in youth sports, research on youth athlete safety and wellness, and more. Stories are carefully curated to bring subscribers only the best quality content and news.
Sign up for the Press Box: