"The Teenage Experience" Policy Forum Series, Teens & Sports Participation

  • September 20, 2013
  • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Concordia University-St. Paul, Buenger Education Center (BEC), 200 Syndicate St. N.


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 Our 2012-2013 policy forum series, “The Teenage Experience,” explores topics related to growing up teen in today’s world.

Friday Sept. 20, 2013

-- Teens and sports participation: Are the risks and benefits in balance?

The last forum will explore the role that sports participation plays among our teens. Panelists will focus on the role of intramural and recreational sports activities in healthy development, healthy versus harmful sports participation, the social pressure to become sports heroes, and the rise in sports injuries.

Dave Johnson, will moderate the forum.   Tim Conboy, a Rosemount High School Athletic coach; Kevin Merkle, associate director of the Minnesota State High School League;  Kayla Meyer,a high school athlete sidelined by concussions; and William Picconatto, director of the Athletic Training and Education Program at St. Cloud State University will be our panelists.

** LOCATION: Concordia University-St. Paul, Buenger Education Center, (BEC), 200 Syndicate St. N.*


September 20, 2013     7:30-9:00am

Breakfast will begin at 7:00am.

The cost of the forum is $8 for MPHA members, $15 for non-members and $5 for students.

 You may pay online (via credit card) during registration or at the door (via cash or check).  Walk-ins are always welcome as well.

See you there!


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