Former NFL players who began playing tackle football at a young age fared worse as adults in multiple facets of cognition compared to those who began playing tackle football later.
In September 2011, former NFL star Deion Sanders won the rights to open a charter school in Texas. Just over three years later, Sanders' school was dealt a deathblow.
The Aspen Institute offered an eight-prong strategy to boost youth-sports participation, including the encouragement of sport sampling and an emphasis on injury prevention.
Certain types of calorie labeling in chain and fast food restaurants could help boost physical activity among youths, suggests a new study.
The South Dakota High School Activities Association is considering limiting the amount of full-contact practice allowed in football during the preseason and in weekly practices.
Pro tip to all girls' basketball coaches in California: Egregiously running up the score against an opponent could be detrimental to your job.
In a historic move, student-athlete and faculty representatives from the 65 schools in "Power Five" conferences voted 79-1 Saturday to expand the scope of athletic scholarships for NCAA athletes.
Participation in physical education may have a beneficial effect on the academic performance of African-American high school girls, suggests a new study.
Come July 1, student-athletes in Connecticut will be subject to an updated set of concussion guidelines approved by the state board of education on Wednesday.
Obese and overweight preschoolers had significantly healthier weight statuses by the time they reached kindergarten if they participated in Head Start programs.