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Understanding the divergence between athletic and academic performance

June 27, 2016

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I wrote a series called Rethinking youth fitness. One of the parts was When you’re getting good at sports, you’re not getting good at something else. We’re going to expound on that in a different way. I largely ignored research in the series. I want to take a look at one study to hammer this home some […]

Understanding where Johnny Manziel may be coming from

April 20, 2016

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Of late, it seems two roads of thinking have predominated regarding Johnny Manziel: He’s an idiot He has a real problem and urgently needs help This is said about pretty much any player not taking full advantage of their talent. While one or both of the above could be true, based on my experience playing […]

Rethinking youth fitness (part 3)

January 8, 2016

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This is a seven part series. Part 1: Really understanding the odds Part 2: The injury factor Part 3: When you’re getting good at sports, you’re not getting good at something else Part 4: The habits you’re not thinking about Part 5: The teamwork argument Part 6: Social circle consequences Part 7: An approach that’s […]

Rethinking youth fitness (part 1)

January 4, 2016

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This is a seven part series. Part 1: Really understanding the odds Part 2: The injury factor Part 3: When you’re getting good at sports, you’re not getting good at something else Part 4: The habits you’re not thinking about Part 5: The teamwork argument Part 6: Social circle consequences Part 7: An approach that’s […]