Category Archives: Healthy Young Athlete Podcast

Podcast for parents, coaches & young athletes covering a wide variety of topics relevant to the world of youth sports. Hosted by Dr. Mark Halstead

Choosing the Right Show for Your Healthy Young Athlete...

Choosing the Right Shoe for Your Healthy Young Athlete…



  If you aren’t a self-declared shoe geek like me, you may find trying to buy athletic shoes for your young athlete a major chore. It can also be challenging to fight against the pressures of what is the trendy shoe as opposed to what is truly functional. With so many brands and models, you … Continue reading Choosing the Right Shoe for Your Healthy Young Athlete…


Healthy YOung Athlete Podcast: A Sports Doc's Coronavirus Discussion

A Sports Doc’s Coronavirus Discussion…



  The coronavirus pandemic has affected all of us in a profound way. Dr. Mark Halstead discussed the coronavirus, it’s impact on sports, important ways to help the spread of the virus, and why we all have to act as a team together to minimize the impact on health care system.   The Healthy Young … Continue reading A Sports Doc’s Coronavirus Discussion…


The 101: They The Healthy Young Athlete Podcast Exists...

The 101: Why The Healthy Young Athlete Podcast Exists…



  Did you know there are roughly 60 million young athletes participating in organized sports in the United States? As a result, youth sports is reaching a staggering 20 billion dollar industry. It seems these days everyone wants a stake in young athletes….leading to an explosion of sports specialization, increasing rates of overuse injuries, year … Continue reading The 101: Why The Healthy Young Athlete Podcast Exists…