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Promoting Healthy Body Image and Healthy Practices

By Meagan F.

It should be no shock that both males and females face dissatisfaction with their bodies on a regular basis. It should also be no shock that these self-criticisms and peer evaluations emerge during adolescence. 635 more words

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Overbearing Parents and Youth Sport

by Cody B.

Youth face many challenges in their lives, so why is it we as coaches and adults continue to add to these? Don’t they face enough hardship without adults adding to the load? 743 more words

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Youth's Best Friend, the Internet

by Emily M.

Facebook accounts, crop tops, cellphones and iPods. I had no idea what most of these things where when I was in elementary school. 886 more words

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Where Has The Fun Gone? A Look At Today’s Over-scheduled Children

by Julie M.

The amount of scheduled activity that children are involved in today has dramatically increased compared to past generations. Today’s norm in parenting seem to be focused on starting kids off early in organized activities or sport. 475 more words

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Here's more on grant funding!

Purdue experts to offer advice to farmers on writing grant proposals

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Two Purdue University experts in grant funding will provide information in a webinar that will help farmers better understand how to apply for funding for sustainable agriculture educational programs and research. 294 more words

Awareness of Obesity in Today's Youth

By Greg S.

“The effects of out-of-school time on changes in youth risk of obesity across the adolescent years,” a recent study by Zarrett and Bell (2014), examines the effects of out of school time activities on youth weight through the mid to late adolescence years using pattern centered methods and modeling procedures to obtain results. 760 more words

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