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Parenting young athletes : developing champions in sports and life

Author: Frank L Smoll; Ronald Edward Smith
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., ©2012.
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Parenting Young Athletes is a "how-to" guide for parents of children from elementary school through high school. The latest information on child development, sport psychology, and sports medicine is translated into a comprehensive yet reader-friendly book. Offering insight into the ups and downs of youth sports, the authors provide parents with specific advice for raising champions both in sports and in life.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank L Smoll; Ronald Edward Smith
ISBN: 9781442218208 1442218207 9781442218222 1442218223
OCLC Number: 783155087
Description: v, 222 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: You and your child in sports: sanity and madness in competition --
Psychology and young athletes: what parents can do --
Physical development: young athletes' bodies and performance --
Choosing a sport program: a first step to a good experience --
Nutrition and young athletes: food for sport --
Sport injuries: when the colors of sports are black and blue --
Athletic stress: developing coping skills through sports --
What? you want me to coach? --
Male and female high school athletes: drugs, college recruiting, and other concerns --
Surviving youth sports: a commonsense approach to some challenging issues.
Responsibility: Frank L. Smoll and Ronald E. Smith.

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Parenting Young Athletes is a "how-to" guide for parents of children from elementary school through high school. The latest information on child development, sport psychology, and sports medicine is translated into a comprehensive yet reader-friendly book. Offering insight into the ups and downs of youth sports, the authors provide parents with specific advice for raising champions both in sports and in life.

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Explores both the joys and dangers of sports participation and translates the latest wisdom on the subject into a practical, how-to guide that helps parents to ensure that their children get the most Read more...

 
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