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Mental health wins when teens play school sports
Health Behavior News Service via Medical Xpress
Adolescents who play team sports in grades 8 through 12 have less stress and better mental health as young adults, finds new research published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Researchers noted that 23 to 40 percent of youth report feelings of depression and high stress. Their research investigated whether school sport participation could offer some protection against this trend.
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Active recovery can help young athletes after concussion
Healio
Contrary to previous practices in which young athletes with concussions completely discontinued all activities for 2 weeks, a presenter here called for 2-3 days of initial rest followed by the gradual introduction of active rest. During active rest, patients can talk to their friends, play video games and perform other minimal activities and do not need to be completely inactive, according to Aaron Provance, M.D., of Children's Hospital Colorado, in Aurora, Colorado.
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Study examines injury rates among middle school athletes
Education Week
Middle school athletes of both genders are less likely to sustain injuries than their high school or collegiate counterparts, but female student-athletes in the middle grades are at significantly higher risk of mild injury during practices than games, according to a new study published online in the Journal of Athletic Training.
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Research: Lack of exercise, not diet, linked to rise in obesity
Stanford University
Inactivity rather than overeating could be driving the surge in Americans' obesity, according to a study by a team of Stanford University School of Medicine researchers. Examining national health survey results from 1988 through 2010, the researchers found huge increases in both obesity and inactivity, but not in the overall number of calories consumed.
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New Jersey legislator wants coaches, schools to step up anti-steroid efforts
NJ Spotlight
Former Gov. Richard J. Codey made New Jersey the first state in the country to test student athletes for steroids in 2005. Now he wants to make that testing permanent. Under a bill sponsored by Codey, now a state senator, random steroid testing would be written into state law, and both coaches and schools would be required to increase their antidrug efforts.
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Illinois lawmakers looks at transparency for high school organization
Chicago Sun-Times
Some Illinois lawmakers — as well as newspaper and broadcasting groups — say the private, not-for-profit Illinois High School Association, which oversees 35 high school sports and activities statewide, should be held to the same transparency standard. The push comes as legislators and some school officials have questioned whether high schools should be getting a bigger share of the nearly $11 million the IHSA generates each year through ticket sales, sponsorship deals and other money-making aspects of high school sports.
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Beat the heat: Tips for training in the summer months
By Jeff White
Summer is here, and this means we can finally get outside and do all the fun stuff we've been waiting to do for months. Having fun outdoors is a great way to exercise and stay in shape, but precautions must be taken as temperatures rise. Here's a short list of things to remember when heading outside.
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Hydration 101: Sports drinks vs. water
Competitor
Most runners have heard over and over again that drinking fluids as the summer months approach is of the utmost importance; neglecting to drink when it's hot outside is committing one of the cardinal sins of sports nutrition. Well, that's somewhat true, but it isn't quite that simple.
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Connecticut law hopes to combat fatal heart attacks among student-athletes
The Courant
Connecticut lawmakers passed a new law aimed at preventing the deaths of teenage athletes who may have undiagnosed and potentially fatal heart ailments. The legislation that Gov. Dannel Malloy signed in June will set new training standards for high school coaches, and require parents of student athletes to be educated about the risks to their children.
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TRENDING ARTICLES
Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    Parents' push for heart tests for young athletes splits doctors (The Wall Street Journal)
Study: Girls in sports need to worry about their knees (Austin American-Statesman via The Roanoke Times)
A heady study: Can football helmets reduce risk of concussion? (By Dorothy L. Tengler)
How can we get girls to take up sports? (Forbes)

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