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The Benefits of Small Group Instruction in Primary Grades

Posted January 21, 2021 | By csponline

This blog post was written by guest contributor Halee Sikorski.

I’ve taught a variety of grades throughout my educational experience: fifth grade, third grade, and now first grade. One thing that has remained consistent is utilizing small group instruction in both my literacy and math blocks.… Read More

The Best Vitamins for Athletes

Posted April 24, 2020 | By csponline

This blog post was written by guest contributor, Maggie Michalczyk, RDN.

It’s no surprise that athletes need proper nourishment to fuel up and feel good for optimal performance, sustainable activity, and injury prevention.  That’s why it’s important for active people to focus on getting key nutrients from foods to help fuel their lifestyle.… Read More

5 Tips for Creating a Plant Based Diet for Athletes

Posted April 22, 2020 | By csponline

This blog post was written by guest contributor Angie Asche MS, RD, CSSD of Eleat Sports Nutrition.

The consumption of plant foods (i.e. vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds) has significant health benefits. Vegetarians and vegans, whose diets are primarily made up of plants, are shown to be at reduced risk of certain health conditions such as ischemic heart disease, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, certain types of cancer, and obesity.… Read More

Eating Disorders in Athletes: Why They’re More Common Than You Think

Posted February 6, 2020 | By csponline

Patrick Devenny was a NCAA Division I football player about to enter Pro Day, where he would undergo an in-depth body screening by NFL scouts. At a time when he should have been pleased with his career as a student-athlete and excited about the prospect of potentially playing in the NFL, he was overcome with anxiety.… Read More

A Sports Nutrition Playbook for Trainers

Posted February 3, 2020 | By csponline

Sports performance isn’t limited to athletic skill and fitness. As a trainer, you need to be aware of factors that influence your clients’ performance and overall health.

One commonly forgotten piece of the puzzle is sleep. Multiple studies have demonstrated that athletes don’t obtain the recommended amount of sleep and have issues with sleep quality, according to Current Sports Medicine Reports.… Read More

Intermittent Fasting for Athletes: Can It Improve Performance?

Posted January 13, 2020 | By csponline

Intermittent fasting has exploded as a weight-loss trend. It’s become widely adopted by both celebrities and everyday dieters, and now it’s starting to garner attention in the academic world. Because of this attention, it’s important to unpack what intermittent fasting for athletes might entail.… Read More

Common Workplace Conflicts and How to Overcome Them

Posted October 29, 2019 | By csponline

Managers need to know how to handle conflict in the workplace. One study found that 85% of employees deal with conflict in their working lives, and it costs U.S. companies an estimated $359 billion annually.

Part of dealing with and resolving conflict as a manager is to recognize common workplace conflicts.… Read More

Navigating the Phases of Organizational Conflict

Posted October 10, 2019 | By csponline

Knowing how to respond to organizational conflict as a manager is an overlooked and underdeveloped skill. Given the pervasiveness of conflict in workplaces, though, it’s hardly optional.

The phases of organizational conflict offer an important perspective. For instance, if you’re able to notice the signs of an escalating, negative conflict, you can step in before things get out of hand.… Read More

How to Make Healthy Eating Habits Stick

Posted September 26, 2019 | By csponline

This blog post was written by guest contributor Krista Happ of Happy Healthy Casa.

We all want to be healthy, and we know that what we put into our bodies has a direct impact on our health. But why, then, is making healthy choices day-to-day so hard for so many of us?… Read More

Peace and Profits: A Manager’s Guide to Conflict in the Workplace

Posted September 13, 2019 | By csponline

Conflict in the workplace is an all-too-familiar, even universal, phenomenon in business. A survey of 5,000 employees revealed that 85% of them deal with conflict in their working lives. Twenty-nine percent said they deal with it “always” or “frequently,” according to a study commissioned by CPP, Inc., a provider of assessments and training tools.… Read More

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