Participation in sports has multiple positive impacts on children’s mental and physical development but many of us in the sports industry are also aware that participation in youth sports has been at a decline.
As the Stanley Cup Playoffs begin today, many young athletes will look up to their heroes as their own hockey careers begin. As the rise in awareness of sports injuries continues, researchers are proactively reevaluating polices regarding hockey safety and creating a safer environment for youth hockey players.
As the air warms up and the sun starts peeking through, spring sports ramps up across the country. Lacrosse, soccer, baseball, softball, tennis and track and field, it’s time for athletes to play in the sun. As our enthusiasm grows, so does the new risk of injuries. While some injuries are inevitable there are a few preventative tips that can reduce an athlete getting sidelined.
The madness is upon us and we eagerly wait to see which NCAA Basketball team cuts down the net at the University of Phoenix Stadium in this year’s championship game.
While in the end there is only one winner all the teams push hard to reign as champions. Some, unfortunately, push too hard and end their season short with injuries. Many sports technology companies are entering the space in order to improve athlete performance and reduce the risk of these injuries.