Tag:Youth Sports

Professor Abrams: Enabling Youths with Disabilities to Play Sports

September 28th, 2017

Professor Doug Abrams writes a regular column on www.askcoachwolff.com, one of the nation’s leading sports blogs. The columns concern safety, legal, and ethical issues in youth sports. Professor Abrams’ latest column urges teams and leagues to increase

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Professor Abrams: Youth Football is Not Child Abuse

August 23rd, 2017

Forensic pathologist Bennet Omalu’s diagnosis of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) has triggered closer study of head injuries in football. Dr. Omalu, the subject of the movie Concussion, now says that no youth under 18 should play the

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New Sports Ethics Book Includes Professor Abrams’ Article on Sportsmanship and Respect

October 17th, 2016

Oxford University Press has published The Ethics of Sport: Essential Readings, which features an article by Professor Doug Abrams. The book’s co-editors are Arthur L. Caplan, director of medical ethics at the NYU Langone Medical Center and

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Professor Abrams Collaborates on Youth Sports Reform Book

May 13th, 2016

Professor Doug Abrams has collaborated with former National Basketball Association player Bob Bigelow on a new e-book, Youth Sports: Still Failing Our Kids — How to Really Fix It. A longtime youth sports reform advocate, Bigelow was

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