The Importance of Sleep for Young Athletes
Healthy Youth Sports
by American College of Sports Medicine
1w ago
Join us for an enlightening episode of The Healthy Youth Sports Podcast as we discuss "The Importance of Sleep for Young Athletes" with Holly Benjamin, M.D., FACSM, a distinguished expert in pediatric sports medicine. Dr. Benjamin is a Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine, Professor of Pediatrics, and Director, Primary Care Sports Medicine at UChicago Medicine. In this episode, we explore the critical role of sleep in the overall health and well-being of young athletes. Dr. Benjamin shares insights on how sleep affects academic performance, mental and emotional health, p ..read more
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Being Female, Athletic, and Diabetic
Healthy Youth Sports
by American College of Sports Medicine
3w ago
Join us for an insightful episode of The Healthy Youth Sports Podcast with Sheri Colberg, Ph.D., FACSM, a world-renowned expert in physical activity and exercise for individuals with diabetes. Dr. Colberg returns to discuss the unique challenges and considerations for girls and women who are both athletic and diabetic. In this episode titled "Being Female, Athletic, and Diabetic," we explore how exercise differs for females with diabetes, including the ages at which these differences start to become noticeable. Dr. Colberg sheds light on how monthly cycles can impact sports performance and exa ..read more
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Modeling Great Sportsmanship: Insights and Pledges
Healthy Youth Sports
by American College of Sports Medicine
1M ago
Join us on The Healthy Youth Sports Podcast for an enlightening conversation with Karin Pfeiffer, Ph.D., FACSM, Director of the Michigan State University Institute for the Study of Youth Sports and NYSHSI Leadership Board member. In this episode, we delve into the current events of women's college basketball and celebrate the stardom of today's top athletes. We explore how these athletes' success is built on strong foundations laid by coaches, parents, caregivers, and family, emphasizing the importance of mental approach and athletic development. Dr. Pfeiffer introduces the three NYSHSI pledge ..read more
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