New Things You Need to Know About Concussions

Concussion research is a rapidly evolving field, and over the past several years, there have been a lot of changes in recommendations regarding concussions and their treatment. Newer research shows that some prior recommendations, including prolonged periods of rest, were not helpful for recovery.

Six Tips for Making Great Meals in Less Time

TrueSport Expert Kristen Ziesmer, a registered dietitian and board-certified specialist in sports dietetics, shares a few surprising tips and tricks to speed up meal time by meal prepping and making smart menus that provide variety and flavor without hours in the oven.

Red and Yellow Flags: How to Tell the Difference with Body Image

TrueSport Expert and licensed clinical psychologist Dr. Melissa Streno shares some of the most common ‘red’ and ‘yellow’ flag behaviors when it comes to young athletes and body image. Keep in mind that yellow flag behaviors should be taken as seriously as red flag ones.

Three Things to Avoid Saying When it Comes to Body Image

From an offhand comment about what an athlete is eating for breakfast on race day to referring to one athlete on the team as having ’the right build for the sport,’ even casual references to an athlete’s body can have long-term consequences. TrueSport Expert and licensed clinical psychologist Dr. Melissa Streno has recommendations around what to avoid saying or discussing when it comes to eating habits, praise during practice or competition and social media.

The Best ‘Dump-and-Go’ Meals for Busy Nights

If you’re a busy parent, dump and go meals should be your best friend when it comes to getting nutritious, filling and even budget-friendly meals ready in minutes. The concept is simple: You dump your ingredients together, hit a few buttons, and come home to a just-about-ready-to-serve gourmet meal. All it takes is a little bit of preparation and a pressure cooker or a slow cooker.

Six Things to Avoid When Talking About Sports Nutrition

Talking about nutrition, especially to young athletes, can feel difficult. Your word choice can make a big difference, and even the most casual conversations can have lasting impacts on your athletes.

How Sport Can Help Your Athletes Deal with Community Trauma

TrueSport Experts Kevin Chapman, PhD, clinical psychologist and founder of The Kentucky Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders, and Nadia Kyba, MSW, the president of Now What Facilitation, share a few important ways that you can help athletes navigate traumatic times and become better prepared for moments like these.

3 Fun Customizable Noodle Bowls to Satisfy and Fuel Any Athlete

Noodle bowls are one of the most versatile options that busy parents can make to keep athletes well-fed and properly fueled—and most noodle bowls can be repurposed into leftovers for lunch or tweaked into entirely new meals for the next night!

Holiday Recipes from USA Volleyball Nutritionists

USA Volleyball nutritionists Shawn Hueglin, Emily Barnhart and Brooke Wyatt share four holiday recipes that are tasty and healthy!

Myth Busters: Are Different Cooking Oils Actually Better for You?

A high-quality oil can provide vital nutrition. Here is a breakdown of what you need to know about oil selection.