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RateMyCoaches Digest -
May 10, 2013



Top Blog Post:

FINDING THE MIDDLE GROUND BETWEEN CHILDHOOD OBESITY AND OVERUSE INJURIES by Jodi Murphy

"...Childhood obesity is a scary reality in this country, with approximately 17% (or 12.5 million) of children and adolescents aged 2—19 years being obese. Obviously we as parents and coaches need to help our kids make the right kind of decisions when it comes to food and to encourage a more active lifestyle. But on the opposite end of the spectrum we have those “super youth athletes” that play sports all year round and are at risk of being over-trained, especially if they only do one sport, which can lead to burnout and overuse injuries. But does it have to be all or nothing when it comes to youth sports? Can’t we help our kids find a happy middle ground between not enough activity and too much?..."


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