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ISYS 40th Anniversary Conference Photos

ISYS 40th Anniversary Conference Photos

At the end of November, we hosted a conference in honor of our 40th Anniversary. Top researchers in the field presented their work to an engaged audience. Check out some of the photos from the event and use the link below to view all the photos. Link to Google Drive Folder with ISYS 40th Anniversary… Read More »

40 Facts for 40 Years of the Youth Sport Institute

In celebration of the ISYS 40th Conference, we’ve created a list of 40 facts about the history of the Institute for the Study of Youth Sports. The Institute for the Study of Youth Sports was created at Michigan State University on April 5th, 1978. The ISYS was created from a Joint Legislative Committee that consisted of… Read More »

Materials from the 2018 Summer Coaches School

The 4th annual Summer Coaches School (summercoach.msu.edu) wrapped on Friday, June 29.  With over 40 coaches and sport leaders in attendance, we considered this another success.  Some of the presentations featured materials that we would like to share.  We have made them available in a public Google Drive folder, and we ask that you use… Read More »

RISE’s Andrew Mac Intosh Joins Our Team of Presenters for the 2017 Summer Coaches’ School

RISE’s Andrew Mac Intosh Joins Our Team of Presenters for the 2017 Summer Coaches’ School

We are happy to announce Dr. Andrew Mac Intosh (@MacIntosh_Drew)  as a presenter for this year’s Summer Coaches’ School. Andrew serves as National Director of Leadership and Education Programs for the Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality (RISE). “Our organization is focused on improving race relations through the power/context of sports and has implemented educational programming… Read More »

Attend the 2017 Summer Coaches’ School

Attend the 2017 Summer Coaches’ School

Coaches and sports leaders – we would like to cordially invite you to join us for the 3rd annual MSU Summer Coaches’ School. This year’s event will be hel June 19-20 on the Michigan State campus. The event will include specific presentations and workshops geared toward: Planning and programming for team success Finding strength in… Read More »

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 »