Jon Butler joined NFL players Jason & Devin McCourty, Sarah Hasselbeck (mom and NFL wife), Katherine Brooking (nutritionist) and Dr. Majid Fotuhi (neurologist) for the DSM Bright Science Brighter Living's Youth Sports Nutrition & Safety Panel in New York City today.
The panel is part of the #EatSmartPlaySafe program developed by DSM and Pop Warner to educate members about proper nutrition and to provide info. & tips on overall wellness & healthy eating.
At the event, Pop Warner & DSM shared the findings of a recent survey to uncover current trends in youth sports to better inform parents and coaches. Check Out the Survey Results+
The national survey results of more than 3,600 parents and coaches involved in Pop Warner youth sports reveal head injury prevention and the lack of balanced nutrition for youth athletes are among top concerns.
The survey is part of the Eat Smart, Play Safe program developed by Pop Warner Little Scholars and DSM Nutritional Products and explores the four dimensions of youth sports: nutrition; physical fitness and injury prevention; social well-being and sportsmanship and cognitive development.