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Kids Just Wanna Have Fun

But the Best Youth Sports Programs Also Educate

Feature Article - January 2018

It is possible to get kids involved in youth sports programs at fairly young ages, as long as you acknowledge that it's not about prowess, but about learning how to move and cooperate.

Sports Fields

The Right Team
Miami-Dade Parks Soccer in Miami-Dade County, Florida

Facility Profile - May 2017

When Miami-Dade County saw growing demand for soccer programs, it turned to a partnership to provide what residents were looking for.

Outside of the Box

Up-and-Coming Sports Programming Can Expand Your Reach

Feature Article - November 2016

Expanding your programming can be as simple as hopping onto the bandwagon and offering a new sport that's growing in popularity across the country, like archery, adventure racing and pickleball.

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Injury Awareness
Effects of Concussions Warrant Constant Attention

Before You Go - May 2015

"At the minimum, all of these groups should know what a concussion is, in general terms, and what causes it, including that a forceful jarring of the body can cause a concussion—not just a blow to the head. All should appreciate that a concussion is an indication of an injury to the brain," said Michael F. Bergeron, Ph.D., FACSM, executive director, Sanford Sports Science Institute and National Youth Sports Health & Safety Institute.

Youth Sports

Play Smart, Play Safe
Treating & Preventing Concussions in Youth Athletes

Guest Column - April 2012

Concussions have been on the receiving end of greater awareness over the past several years, particularly at the professional levels of sports. Understanding and preventing concussions among younger players is just as crucial.

Kids Just Want to Have Fun

Web Exclusive - April 2012

In a recent survey, 84 percent of kids said they either quit or wanted to quit playing sports, mostly because they weren't having fun. We look at some of the other troubling numbers, and talk with an expert about how to bring back the fun and engage kids in sports.

At the Forefront of Fun

Up-and-Coming Sports to Expand Your Offerings

Feature Article - October 2009

More and more people—kids and adults—are taking to the field or court to play a sport. You can keep up by offering newfangled and fun activities that are seeing growing participation.