Monthly Archives: April 2015

ASSUMPTIONS CAN BLOCK DAUGHTER’S GROWTH AS AN ATHLETE

ASSUMPTIONS CAN BLOCK DAUGHTER’S GROWTH AS AN ATHLETE: I am writing this post on April Fools Day, but this is no joke. Over the past few weeks alone I have been privy to conversations with parents that include the following: 1)   “My daughter is so short, so she will never be good at . . .

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Healthy Knees 4 Our Girls

Healthy Knees 4 Our Girls: Did you know that girls are 8 times more likely to suffer an ACL injury than boys? (National Institutes of Health Medicine Plus. An Athlete’s Nightmare: Tearing the ACL. Accessed August 7, 2013) I have also read that by the age of 14 years, girls have 5 times . . .

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