soccer

September 15, 2016

Study: Rate of injuries among youth soccer players has doubled

A new study released this week suggests that the rate of injuries among youth soccer players has dramatically increased since 1990. The study — conducted by the Center for Injury Research and Policy of the Research Institute at Nationwide Childr...


california
August 29, 2016

Study: Playing with a concussion doubles recovery time

From the University of Arkansas Young athletes with sport-related concussions who were not immediately removed from the field took nearly twice as long to recover as those who did not continue to play, according to a research team led by Universit...


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Self-Discpline is Key

Jason Adkins, head soccer coach at Smithson Valley High School (Texas), talks about the value in having disciplined players who are accountable for their actions. ...


non-core
July 21, 2015

Mapping how far athletes run during competition

Unless we're talking about track or cross country, its difficult to map exactly how far athletes run during competition. Fortunately for us, today's technology is helping us solve that problem. [caption id="attachment_13463" align="alignright" wi...


July 6, 2015

Multi-sport participation key for women’s World Cup champs

Add Abby Wambach to the growing list of athletes who credit multi-sport participation for helping them excel at their respective sport. [caption id="attachment_13235" align="alignright" width="234"] Abby Wambach credits basketball with helping...


April 15, 2015

Survey: Prep coaches uninterested in injury prevention programs

A new survey of high school coaches found that less than 10 percent of them implement injury prevention programs as designed. The study looked at 66 basketball and soccer coaches at 15 Oregon high schools who completed online surveys questioning t...


April 8, 2015

Wisconsin university cuts men’s soccer, tennis programs

The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh will cut its men's soccer and tennis programs after the school year to provide its athletic department more financially stability and comply with Title IX requirements. [caption id="attachment_11635" align="al...


October 15, 2014

Pa. soccer coaches resign after players taunt opponent with ’Ebloa’ chant

Two Pennsylvania high school soccer coaches have resigned following an incident where players from their team taunted a West African opponent with “Ebola” chants during a match.According to the Allentown Morning Call, the Northampton High...