The responsibility for encouraging and implementing a healthier and sustainable pathway to athletic success falls on the shoulders of all stakeholders in youth sports – especially PARENTS. Commit to fulfilling these 10 elements of support to help ensure your child has the best youth sports experience possible.Resource Highlights:
Announcing the National Youth Sports Health & Safety Institute
The National Youth Sports Health & Safety Institute will be the recognized leader and advocate for advancing and disseminating the latest research and evidence-based education, recommendations and policy to enhance the experience, development, health and safety of our youth in sports.
“Making Youth Sports a Public Health Solution” (SM)
Institute Celebrates National Launch
National Youth Sports Health & Safety Institute launches in Washington, D.C.
On Sept. 15, the American College of Sports Medicine and Sanford Health announced a new partnership that will create the National Youth Sports Health & Safety Institute. The Institute will be the recognized national leader and advocate for developing, advancing, and disseminating comprehensive research, education, recommendations, guidelines, and policies to enhance the experience, development, health,
and safety of children and adolescents involved in sports.
Public: We Value Youth Sports Health
Public opinion survey reveals importance of youth sports and need for more to be done to ensure safety
An overwhelming majority of Americans call for more ways to guard against health and safety risks in youth athletes according to a new Kelton Research survey. The ACSM Youth Athletics Survey of 1,000 adults was conducted from Aug. 24 to 29 using an email invitation and online survey.