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April 01, 2014

H.S. Basketball Player of the Year Stripped of Award Due to Obscene Tweet

A word of warning to student-athletes out there: Think twice before you tell an opposing team to "f--- yourself" on social media.

March 05, 2014

Active Video Games Found to Benefit Youths' Weight, Physical Activity

When integrated into a pediatric weight-management program, active video games have a positive effect on the amount of physical activity and weight of overweight and obese children, according to a new study.

February 12, 2014

NCAA to Begin Allowing SnapChat as Means of Communication With Recruits

College coaches will soon have yet another social-media platform to worry about.

November 05, 2013

Study: Telemedicine Can Help Rural Doctors Manage Childhood Obesity

Participation in an online learning network can help rural physicians improve their adherence to childhood-obesity-prevention guidelines, a study suggests.

October 31, 2013

NBA Star Chris Bosh Encourages Students to Learn Coding

"At this point, learning to code is simply about understanding how the world functions," Chris Bosh writes in a guest opinion piece for

October 25, 2013

H.S. Athlete Suspended Over Tweet Is Allowed to Wrestle

A Minn. high school student-athlete who was indefinitely suspended from sports after tweeting about "drilling" his teammates will be allowed to wrestle this season.

August 15, 2013

District Suspends Social-Media Policy for Student-Athletes

Student-athletes could have been subjected to discipline for posting demeaning or derogatory language on social-media sites.

June 24, 2013

New Oregon Law Protects Student-Athletes' Social-Media Privacy

A new Oregon law prevents postsecondary institutions from demanding the usernames and passwords of prospective student-athletes' social-media accounts.

May 14, 2013

The Dark Side of Twitter and the College-Recruitment Process

Within minutes of star basketball player Andrew Wiggins announcing where he'd be attending college, his Twitter mentions were flooded with an endless wave of hate speech.

January 15, 2013

Value of E-Games Touted for Youths' Physical Activity

The author of a recent study on active e-games explains how they can help some students meet physical-activity benchmarks.

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