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PENN STATE PRESIDENT SPAINER FOUND GUILTY OF CHILD ENDANGERMENT

“A jury found former Pennsylvania State University president Graham Spanier guilty of one misdemeanor count of child endangerment Friday, ending a case that dragged on for more than four years over whether Spanier and two other university executives covered-up previous allegations made against former Penn State assistant football coach and convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky.” […]

GREAT COACHES AND PARENTS

Great Coaches and Great Parents are similar. Both can dramatically influence the lives of children and youth. Both are teachers, guide, counselor, sponsor, advisor, and role models. Both teach children the values of life and living. Both can mentor a child into becoming a star, role model and a hero for many generations. Great Coaches […]

COLLEGE CAMPUS RAPE IS A MEDICAL EMERGENCY 1ST

Rape during the course of war and College Campus Rape and Gang Rape during the course of Athletic Scholarship are horrific, despicable, cowardly acts and are Medical Emergencies 1st and foremost, and most assuredly not Title IX Coordinator Forensic Investigations, which are beyond the Title IX Coordinator’s scope of employment and training. See entire podcast: […]

PSYCHOLOGICALLY ABUSIVE BEHAVIOR BY CAREGIVERS (INCLUDING COACHES WHO ARE CAREGIVERS)

The Coaches of amateur school and non-school Athletes are by definition caregivers / caretakers, because most amateur school and non-school Athletes are age less than 18 years. The umbrella of child and youth protection passes from one caretaker to another until the child or youth are returned to the parent or custodial caretaker. Additionally, according […]

ATHLETE DEFINITION

Because an Athlete includes all race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability, genetic abnormality, military status, any other protected status, training, education, amateur, professional, stamina, physical ability or inability, team or group, individual, different goals, times, places…… an athlete has all human rights under the law […]

WHAT ARE CHILDREN AND CHILD ATHLETE ABUSE VICTIMS, WITNESSES AND PERPETRATORS’ RIGHTS?

A. Children and Child Athletes, Witnesses and Perpetrators of all ages throughout the justice process: • have the right to be treated with dignity and compassion • have respect at all times • treated in a caring and sensitive manner • treated individually with their own needs, wishes and feelings • be interviewed during the […]

DYSTONIA MEDICAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION SUMMARY

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when a sudden trauma damages to the brain. TBI can occur when the head suddenly and violently hits an object, or when an object pierces the skull and enters brain tissue. TBI is associated with various neurological symptoms, often including dystonia and other movement disorders. Signs and Symptoms • Symptoms […]

DYSTONIA NEUROIMAGING

The brain can be the victim of numerous pathologies, including malignant tumors, strokes, infection, head injuries, disease, and dystonias. We will discuss the more common pathologies, as well as those that are uncommon, but may prove to be interesting. Diseases of the Brain As the space in this section will not allow for an all-inclusive […]

AMATEUR ATHLETE DEFINITION

AMATEUR ATHLETE DEFINITION: Any aged person who is mentally and physically proficient in either Sports, Recreation and/or Exercise (SRE) participation, solo or assembled, spontaneous or organized, entirely without remuneration, sponsorship, compensation of any kind. Usually Amateur Athletes have practiced long and hard and risked injuries developing their level of proficiency, novice or expert. Example: A […]