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SmartTeams™ Talk: Neglecting an Athlete's Needs A Form of Child Abuse

Neglect of a child's needs in sports is a form of child abuse, says Sophia R. Grant, M.D., F.A.A.P. of Cook Children's Hospital in Ft. Worth, Texas, including obvious forms (allowing an athlete to play hurt, not seeking proper medical care for a child's injury) and more subtle forms (allowing bullying).

Emotional Abuse: Youth Hockey's Dirty Little Secret

The story of the Foglietta family tells a cautionary tale highlighting the problem of emotional abuse.  At center ice are 9-year-old identical twins who became the unintended but innocent victims of a real life power play in the adult-centered world of youth hockey.
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