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The Institute Hosts Lecture on Prevention of ACL Injury in Children

The Institute Hosts Lecture on Prevention of ACL Injury in Children

    In September 2016, the Institute for the Study of Youth Sports was proud to present the 4th Annual Kristen Marie Gould Endowed Lecture on Sport for Children and Youth. We were honored to receive and host the esteemed Dr. Lindsay J. DiStefano, ATC, of the University of Connecticut. Dr. DiStefano addressed an assembled crowd… Read More »

Now more than ever, coach education is a priority

The following article is the annual message from the Director of the Institute for the Study of Youth Sports, Dr. Dan Gould. As I write this version of the Director’s Report, I cannot help but think of two recent conversations I had about youth sports coaches. In the first conversation, a friend told me about… Read More »

London Olympics Reflection: ISYS Educates Public on “Five-Ring Fever”

The London Olympics were a spectacle that provided drama night after night for two weeks. As sports fans turned their attention to the Olympics, the stories and personal histories of Olympians came to light. These stories serve as inspiration for many young athletes hopeful of one day representing their country and standing on the podium.… Read More »