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All Play Is No Good For Health
...thout special training. Researchers had said that coaches
and parents should be concerned about young athletes’ over-commitments in other areas of his or her life. Improved time management can help create a healthier frame of mind, putting the young athlete’s life into a healthier balance and thereby helpin...
Indian Olympic Association And UNICEF To Collaborate On HIV/AIDS Awareness
...implementing programs to educate sports officials, coaches
and players on life skills and HIV/AIDS prevention as it would help them to empower the young with accurate knowledge of the disease and its spread. UNICEF works closely with young people on awareness and preventing new infections, offers programs to...
Cheerleaders run high risk of injury-US study
...te high school athletic associations. As a result, coaches
are not always trained, and some schools lack the ... drastically higher." The study recommends that coaches
get professional safety training and that high schools and cheerleading associations adopt uniform s...
A Unique Train To Spread Awareness About AIDS
...night and two days at each place. "In two of the coaches
there will be 10 teams of volunteers, who will fan out on bicycles to nearby villages to create awareness through one-to-one interactions, street theater and other interpersonal communication methods," Quraishi added. "Every team will cover five vi...
Teen Players Urged To Wear Helmets and Gloves to Avoid Sports Injuries
...roblem, beginning with monitoring and education by coaches
and parents. Hockey and lacrosse leagues and organizations should review and enforce policies prohibiting this risky and disorderly conduct. ‘We believe 'helmets and gloves' is a disturbing activity that is largely unrecognized,’ Dr. Gordon comments....
Parents of Junior Athletes do More Harm than Good
... national survey of 132 professional junior tennis coaches
in the US, which looked at the role parents play in the successes of their sporting offspring. The coaches
had all spent an average of 17 years in the business. The survey included 200 individual items, co...
Mumbai Hospital gets Sports Therapy Rehabilitation System
...ternational sporting arena has sports trainers and coaches
driving athletes and sportspeople to peak performances," said Ashish Thakur of the MedTech company that installed the system. "However, more needs to be done to ensure success. The training and injuries of sports stars bring to light an imperative ...
Six Indians Win Australian Studies Fellowships
...x-week stint and they will have access to all CBCE coaches
and facilities. Congratulating the studies scholarship recipients, the AIC chairman Darren Gribble said that the fellowships were aimed at consolidating the education and research relationship between the two countries. "I would also like to take...
Proper Fitting Of Football Helmets Essential To Prevent Concussion
...otball players are at high risk for head injury as coaches
or other individuals fit their helmets rather than...iner. It was noted that in most teams high school coaches
fit helmets. The percentage of high school coaches
fitting helmet was noted to be 43.4% while th...
India for using sports for development and peace
... attention on the need for upgrading the skills of coaches
and provision of adequate sports-science backup. The government has encouraged the national sports federations to function more efficiently and is facilitating the active involvement of business and industry in the promotion of sports, Mufti said. ...
Kids in Sport—Great for Fitness, but Concern About Injurie
... that a "supportive, mastery-oriented" approach by coaches
helps young athletes derive the greatest social be... fewer when athletes feel "pressure to excel" from coaches
and parents. The eight papers in the special issue "clearly illustrate that the pediatric athlete ...
Educate Teenagers About Sun Safety to Offset Skin Cancer Risk
... providers advice teenagers as well as parents and coaches
about protecting teenagers from the sun. Presently, only about one-third of physicians really advise teenagers about sun safety. SV...
Innovative Education Scheme Sees Fewer Rugby Players Suffering Spinal Injuries
A scheme educating coaches
and referees in the dangers of the rugby scrum could be a key reason for a reduction in the number of spinal injuries suffered by rugby players, says a researcher writing in this weeks BMJ. Spinal cord injuries, although rare, are a major cause o...
Childhood Strokes Linked to Whiplash, Other Traumatic Injury
...k off and get to the brain. Jordan asks parents, coaches
and other caregivers to watch out for symptoms of stroke, which, in addition to blood clots, can be caused by bleeding in the brain after a blood vessel ruptures. Watch out for: Sudden severe headache followed by confusion. Sudden weakness on ...
New Lifeline Express Train Inaugurated
...almic testing room, laboratory, X-Ray etc. The new coaches
are designed and manufactured by Integral Coach Factory, Perambur with the cost of Rs. five crore approximately. In his vote of thanks, Shri J.P.Batra said that it has been the constant endeavour of Indian Railways to help the Impact India Foundati...