It’s no surprise that the less sleep people have, the worse they are at driving a vehicle. In early December, AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety released a report suggesting “that drivers who sleep only five or six hours in a 24-hour period are twice as likely to crash as drivers who get
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.
1. Allow for stoppages and delays of game for the purposes of hydration, drinking plenty of liquids and player substitutions. 2. Consider notifying families at least 24 hours in advance to allow for proper hydration before the game even begins. 3. Make sure that kids are wearing sunscreen and have
Healthy carbohydrates from veggies, fruits and grains (such as cereal, pasta and whole grain bread) are a great source of fuel for an active body. These foods help sustain energy and replenish the body after a good workout. Children also need protein from foods like fish, chicken, milk, eggs and
For many families, a child’s game day is the most exciting day of the week. To make sure your kids have the energy, are properly hydrated and have all the tools they need to be at their best, try out the following six ideas for proper eating habits before, during
Healthy Place Millions of young athletes every year crowd playing fields, eager to take on new challenges and begin their long and exciting journey to becoming healthy and active adults. But not everyone is so eager to play sports. In fact, there are many kids who see organized sports and
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
When it comes to habits, personality development and behavior, kids often imitate what they’ve heard or seen from their parents. With soccer, kids look to the sidelines for support and approval to stay motivated and play at their best. To give kids the emotional support they need to perform at