Growth as an Athlete
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 . . .
Supporting Our Athletes Young and Older: Over the past week, the Game On! staff has been making a deliberate effort to discuss women’s sports with all of our campers. We have been talking to them about Chicago’s women’s pro sports teams (Bandits – softball; Sky – basketball; Red . . .
Teaching Girls to Play Tough Against Friends: One of the advantages of youth sports is playing on and bonding with teams throughout the years. Taking this benefit even a step further, kids tend to play against the same local or regional teams from year to year. Your kids start recognizing the . . .