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Less Than Half of American Children Get Enough Sleep Each Night. How Do We Fix It?

How much sleep is enough for children? According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, nine hours a night is the magic number. New research pre...

Do Kindergartners Really Need 30 Minutes of Homework a Night?

Do kindergartners really need homework? If you polled most Americans, the answer would likely be a resounding no. Yet a 2015 study found that Ameri...

Why Many Young Athletes Struggle to 'Play Physical'

In a recent piece, we outlined why roughhousing is one of the best activities for a child's developing brain and body, and how unfortunately, opportun...

How Heavy Is Too Heavy for a Kid's Backpack?

With screen time at an all-time high and unrestricted outdoor play at an all-time low, kids' posture is worse than ever. One other factor causing m...

Chad Johnson on Coaching His Middle School Track Star Daughter: 'You are a Child, Have Fun'

Cha'iel Johnson might be the fastest middle schooler in America. The 13-year-old track star from Miami, Florida has won three consecutive gold meda...

Justin Gatlin Reveals the No. 1 Sprinting Mistake Slowing Down Young Athletes

Father Time can't catch Justin Gatlin. The 35-year-old American sprinter may be one of the oldest athletes in his sport, but he's still chasing dow...

New Study Reveals Whether Multi-Sport or Single-Sport Athletes Have a Better Chance For Success

"You've got to specialize if you want to be special." You may have heard similar sentiments before. However, a growing amount of research is findin...

Meet Kiyaunta Goodwin: The 6-foot-5, 350-Pound Middle Schooler Who Already Has an SEC Offer

Standing at 6-foot-6 and weighing 350 pounds, Kiyaunta Goodwin is bigger than your average NFL offensive lineman. The scary part is that he's still...

Kevin Love Could Throw a Baseball 90 Mph as a High School Freshman

In an NBA Finals full of storylines (LeBron's revenge, the Warriors looking to put icing on the cake of a 73-win season), the tale of Warriors guard K...

WATCH: Middle School Girl is Very Bad at Track, Excels at Repeated Faceplanting

Thank you to Lexi Cornelius for this gem of sports videography. We do not have much background here, but it looks like we're watching the 100-Meter...

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