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Highlighted Organization: StreetSquash

Founded in September 1999, StreetSquash is a comprehensive youth enrichment program that combines squash instruction, academic tutoring, community service, college preparation, leadership development, and mentoring for Harlem public school students. StreetSquash is looking for volunteer tutors, coaches, mentors and corporate partners.

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Concussion Management and Prevention

Observations of the Manhattan Soccer Club
Part II: Prevention
“An ounce of prevention is worth a month of sitting out waiting for a concussion to clear.”-Socrates, Greek Philosopher

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Parenting Elite Athletes Is A Special Challenge

I remember the moment as if it were yesterday. My older son, Luke, was nine when he was watching me playing tennis and expressed an interest in learning the game. I handed him a used kiddie racquet, showed him how to grip it, and started tossing balls over the net. Since he missed most of them, his 7-year-old brother, Dan, ran over from the playground and starting fetching and tossing the balls back to me. Finally, in frustration, Luke heaved the racquet against the fence.

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soccer and sports concussions

Concussion Management and Prevention: Observations of the Manhattan Soccer Club’s Task Force on Concussions

The Manhattan Soccer Club recently formed a task force to address the growing press and literature regarding concussions in youth sports. The task force consisted of board members, coaches, parents, and physicians.

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