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Our Mission is to improve organized sport experiences for youth, parents, and coaches, via education and implementation of evidence-based practice.
One of the ways that we accomplish our mission is by sharing education and implementation of evidenced-based practice through popular media such as interviews, articles, and even TV! Stay tuned to this page where we will update all of our most recent appearances.

Popular Media

Kids burning out on sports. Is focus on only one sport the problem?

June, 2024
In this interview with KSL Radio, Dr. Matt Seeley gets into the specifics of early sport specialization and how it is causing more harm than good to young athletes.

The Strong Youth Conference: Teaching the Science Behind Sport

June, 2024
This article recently published by BYU Life Sciences gives an overall view of our recent Strong Youth Conference. It features thoughts from parents about the conference and summarizes Ed Eyestone's keynote speech. You can find all of these talks delivered at the Conference on our YouTube page beginning September 1st!

BYU professors launch Strong Youth Project to improve youth sports experiences

June, 2024
In this KUTV Interview and article, Dr. Seeley talks more in-depth about our ongoing research, current impact, and some of the problems with youth sports today. He focuses on remedies to these problems and gives parents great advice on avoiding early sport specialization.

Strong Youth Project on Spotify

June, 2024
For all the podcast lovers (and non-podcast lovers too!) we now have all our interviews with youth-sport professionals on Spotify! Check it out to get the latest information on how you can help your youth athlete.

Strong Youth Project featured in NPR's KUER Evening Broadcast

June, 2024
In NPR's KUER evening broadcast, the Strong Youth project is introduced and featured from 4:19-to 4:59. Dr. Matt Seeley introduces a few of our aims, as well as our ongoing research making sure coaches are aware of athletes' needs and adjusting practices and workload accordingly.
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