For many families, soccer game days are the best time of the week. With temperatures reaching dangerous levels in many places throughout the country, it’s important to take the necessary measures to make sure your player doesn’t suffer from dehydration. Keep the following three tips in mind to combat dehydration.
Injuries can happen at the worst possible times: shortly after the opening whistle of the first game of the season, at practice just before the championship game or just as a player is hitting their stride. To reduce the chance of getting injured, keep the following nine tips in mind:
American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Ankle sprains are among the most common injuries in youth soccer. They can happen after a quick change of direction, stepping in a hole or when cleats don’t fit just right. Though the average ankle sprain doesn’t require much recovery time, there are also
Golf carts or utility task vehicle (UTVs) make it easier for youth sports volunteers and league staff to perform a multitude of tasks. However, the safe use and storage of these vehicles should be primary for any volunteer or employee operating them. Here are five tips for staying safe with
Hours on a soccer field can be a sunburn (and skin damage!) waiting to happen for both players and parents. Protection from the sun is important year round, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), not just in the summer or when it’s bright and sunny. Ultraviolet (UV) rays
When darkness comes early or field lights don’t work as well as they should, teams are faced with the dilemma of whether to play in less than ideal lighting conditions or cancel practice. Here are three tips to ensure all families and players are safe in the dark: 1. Practices
Two of the most common questions that sports medicine specialists and physical therapists get from players and parents about injuries are, “What’s the difference between discomfort and pain?” and “Is it okay for me/my child to keep playing if I/they just have a little bit of pain?” Depending on the