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mental health

girls
October 1, 2020

Study: Early Sports Participation in Girls Show Improved Attentiveness

A new Canadian study suggests that girls — and not boys — who participate actively in school sports in middle childhood show improved behavior and attentiveness in early adolescence. The study was published in "Preventative Medicine" and led b...


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July 1, 2020

UW Study: Depression Increasing Among HS Athletes

A collaborative study between the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) and the University of Wisconsin-Madison has yielded statistics showing a correlation between a student-athlete's mental health and the moratorium on athletic acti...


March 7, 2020

NJ sports governing body launches new student-athlete mental health initiative

Mental health has increasingly become a primary focus for sports associations and coaches around the country. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), suicide is the second leading cause of death among those between 10 and 24 years of a...