Tag:Sports

Prof. Abrams Named to Sports Health, Safety and Nutrition Board

July 23rd, 2014

Prof. Doug Abrams was named to the six-member board of directors of the MomsTEAM Institute. The Boston-based organization continues MomsTEAM’s “fourteen-year mission of providing comprehensive, well-researched information to youth sports parents, coaches, athletic trainers, and other health

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Mizzou Law Student Athlete Profiled in the Columbia Missourian

May 7th, 2014

Heather Green, a rising second-year Mizzou Law student who graduated with her bachelor’s degree from Mizzou last May, was profiled in a Columbia Missourian article that spotlighted her pole vaulting career. Because Green suffered an injury during

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Prof. Abrams Continues to Blog About “Celebrating Diversity in Youth Sports”

April 11th, 2014

In his “Youth Sports Heroes of the Month” blog column for April, Prof. Doug Abrams features a Colorado high school soccer team whose girls supported a Muslim teammate who was ejected by referees who ruled that her

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ESPN Article Quotes Prof. Abrams on Football Concussions Act

February 14th, 2014

A new ESPN “Outside the Lines” article reports on the merits of the Youth Football Safety Act, which a member of the New York City Council will soon introduce. The act would require that a physician be

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Disabled Children in Sports Focus of Prof. Abrams’ Op-Ed in Post-Dispatch

January 7th, 2014

Each December, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch editorial page publishes Prof. Doug Abrams’ op-ed article presenting the year’s “Top 5 Youth Sports Stories.” By showing the support that youth athletes with disabilities win from other players, this year’s

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