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The Trouble inside NCAA Sports, the NBA and the NFL

Nelson Mandela said, “Sport has the power to change the world…it has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they understand. Sport can create hope where once there was only despair. It is more powerful than government […]

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A REPEAT BROADCAST TONIGHT –> Influencing Behaviours of Athletes in Sport

Heisman Trophy winner, Johnny Manziel’s off season behavior has raised questions about athletes as role models. Too often, the dark side that includes performance enhancing drugs, steroid use, a partying lifestyle and poor sportsmanship, can overshadow an athlete’s true ability. A survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation provided clear answers as to how a professional athlete’s sportsmanship was perceived […]

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Can Mobile Devices Detect a Concussion and Reduce the Risk to Athletes?

In the United States, the number of sports-related concussions annually is close to 300,000. In Canada, it is estimated to be 30,000. The likelihood of an athlete experiencing a concussion may be as high as 19 per cent each season. Although the majority of athletes with a concussion will likely recover, an unknown number may […]

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Joga – A Workout for the Mind and Body of the Athlete

Athletes and active individuals are always looking for ways to become more competitive in their sport and want to stay injury free. Joga is growing in popularity as a workout that responds to the specific demands of athletes, who are both results and achievement oriented individuals. An athletic based style of yoga, Joga incorporates a unique blend […]

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How Safe Are Kids’ Sports? Dr. Michael Bergeron LIVE Wed. June 25th 7PM at BEYONDtheCheers!

Youth sports is really big business. It is estimated that up to 35 million kids between the ages of 5-18 are playing organized sports today and the trend continues towards kids beginning at even earlier ages.  67 percent of boys and 47 percent of girls are already playing on organized sport teams by age six.For […]

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