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Author Ginsburg, Richard D.

Title Whose game is it, anyway? : a guide to helping your child get the most from sports, organized by age and stage / Richard D. Ginsburg and Stephen Durant with Amy Baltzell
Published Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2006


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Description xvi, 314 pages ; 23 cm
Contents The early years (1-5): Safety and the joy of movement -- The elementary school years (6-12): Building competencies, exploring interests, and making friends -- The teen years (13-18): Identity development, independence, and achievement -- Higher learning and higher stakes (19+): College sports and sports for life -- Should we push our children? How much? -- What to do when our kids' athletic abilities and interests differ from our own -- Boys and girls: similarities and differences in sports -- Rage and explosions: learning to practice emotional control in sports -- Quitting, burning out, and moving on: helping children know when enough is enough -- Does the coach know best? Knowing when coaches are doing right or wrong by our children -- When is a good team bad and a bad team good? Recognizing best team experiences for kids -- Overweight children: surviving the teasing and prejudice and finding healthy exercise and eating patterns -- Eating disorders, body image, steroids, and supplements -- Tips for top performance: the art of being SHARPP -- Questions and answers: finding solutions for kids' dilemmas in sports
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-297) and index
Subject Sports for children.
Author Durant, Stephen.
Baltzell, Amy.
LC no. 2005020470
ISBN 0618474609