PROMOTING ATHLETE WELL-BEING FROM YOUTH SPORT TO ELITE COMPETITION — April 23–25, State College, Pennsylvania
This conference is designed to identify best practices and other solutions to the physical, social, psychological, and educational risks faced by athletes. Sessions will be devoted to topics such as youth sport, parental involvement, and proper coaching behavior; concussions and injuries from overuse; psychological risks, including early specialization and burnout; physiological and social issues unique to girls' and women's sport; drug use and other forms of performance enhancement; and educational challenges like time devoted to athletics and eligibility standards. Keynote speakers include Jim Delany, Big Ten Commissioner, and John Amaechi, Former Penn State basketball great and high-performance executive coach.
Learn more and register today at http://www.outreach.psu.edu/athlete-wellbeing/