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Written on December 7, 2017 at 8:03 pm, by Matt
As a researcher, I spend a lot of time immersed in the world of youth sports. Tournaments, games, practices, you name it. During the years I have spent on the sidelines, I have started to see very clear patterns that, while imperceptible to most parents and coaches around me, shape everything that happens on and Continue Reading »
Written on January 30, 2015 at 7:55 pm, by Matt
Check out an article we wrote for The Conversation about the relationship between youth sports and creativity.
Written on December 14, 2012 at 7:17 pm, by Matt
Note: This is Part 2 in a series exploring what youth sports can learn from how video games connect with and motivate children. To read the introduction to this series and the first installment, click here. Point #2: Video Games create an environment where failure is part of the learning process. Have you ever sat and Continue Reading »