January 13, 2020

I'm excited to team up again with Kirsten Jones for a revamped version of our seminar on Raising Athletes.  Many of you attended our past workshops on raising female athletes, and we had several requests for an encore performance for those who missed it, and a version...

April 23, 2019

 Can't wait for this event.  Hope you can join us!!  Click on the link above to register.

June 6, 2018

So glad to see the topic of eating disorders in athletes being discussed. I see, all around me, a cultural emphasis on fitness and wellness that is actually disordered eating in disguise (and occasionally an outright eating disorder). If you have an athletic daughter,...

March 22, 2017

Sage and balanced advice, from a lacrosse coach, for parents of athletes big and small. "Don’t worry about what the coaches are doing, how the team is playing, who should be playing, if they are learning as fast as other teams, if they are a super star, or if they are...

June 5, 2016

Parents, teachers, coaches and kids: this is a worthwhile read. D-1 NCAA coach Becky Carlson, has lots of meaningful messages about helicopter parenting, sportsmanship and teamwork that apply to life on and off the field.

Kids should play multiple sports for as long as possible. Early specialization leads to injuries and burn-out. Watch this brief video featuring an orthopedic surgeon that served as a team physician for Stanford, the 49ers, and as a consultant for the SF Giants.

May 4, 2016

Wow, a little conversation can go a long way. Here is a review of an interesting study recently published in The Journal of Adolescent Health that looked at deterrents to physical activity in adolescent girls. "In a survey of 2,089 English schoolgirls ages 11 to 18, ne...

April 21, 2016

Here's a topic that came up in one of my talks last week. The female athlete triad consists of a combination of disordered eating, amenorrhea (lack of a period), and osteoporosis. This often goes unrecognized in teenage girls and the loss of bone mineral density can ha...

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