Tag Archives: youth

Advocacy: Letter to the Editor re: Pro-Smoking Messages

Below is a letter I wrote today to the editor of a popular skateboarding magazine, regarding images I keep seeing that I believe portray pro-smoking messages.  As a psychologist and father, I believe this is harmful and that people like … Continue reading

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10 Strategies to Improve Your Child’s Sports Experience

Like most dads (and many moms), I’m a huge sports fan.  I grew up playing baseball and watching all kinds of sports.  I have also lived in PA for my whole life, near Philadelphia and Pittsburgh- two of the greatest sports cities in America.  … Continue reading

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Philadelphia’s Franklin’s Paine (Skate)Park: A Lesson in Resilience and Changing Stereotypes

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 was the grand opening of the Franklin’s Paine Park in Philadelphia, PA. I would call it a skatepark, but it was built as a multi-purpose city park, developed on the idea that, contrary to stereotypes and … Continue reading

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Baseline Concussion Testing

Having grown up playing sports, and being a father to 3 boys who are involved in multiple sports, I am very interested in the benefits of sports. And as my eldest son plays ice hockey, I have also become increasingly … Continue reading

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