Articles

December 2, 2015
by Raymond Prior, Ph.D
December 2, 2015

Whether it's consumed to enhance performance or as part of the daily diet, caffeine can be a negative for today's competitive athlete. In November, we looked at how caffeine affects a high school athlete from physiological and chemical standpoint.  In this issue, we look at the impact of caffeine in terms of athletic performance.

December 1, 2015

A 20-year trend in youth sports emphasizes teaching coaches how to create a healthy psychological environment for their athletes. However, there’s also an important need to educate parents, so they can support and supplement what trained coaches are trying to do.

December 1, 2015
Tim Warsinskey, a sports writer for the Cleveland Plain Dealer for more than 30 years, was inducted into the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association’s Hall of Fame this year.  In honor of Warsinskey’s induction, the Plain Dealer republished a column that he wrote in 2008 about how parents should act during high school sporting events.  Warsinskey’s view on this topic is timeless and worth highlighting as we head into 2016.  The following is a summary of his 10 tips.
December 1, 2015

The life of a high school student-athlete is not easy.  There’s so much to juggle: school work, sports participation, social activities, college prep, family commitments and somehow finding some time for rest.

December 1, 2015

“Conceive Believe Achieve Soccer”, a company that specializes in conducting high school team camps, posted these thoughts on it’s web site.

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