Sports Leaders & Scholars Meet at LA84 Summit
Youth sports are a catalyst for educational benefits, said Dr. Don Sabo at the 2012 LA84 Foundation Summit. Sabo, a professor of Health Policy at D’Youville College, told an audience of sports and non-profit leaders that youth sports are an institutional resource for students, families and communities that can favorably influence students’ academic outcomes. The Summit featured a line-up of national experts who discussed the impact of youth sports and the future of research on the topic. University of Southern California Athletic Director Pat Haden delivered the keynote address.