10 Reasons Youth Sports Brings Out Your Crazy + MORE

10 Reasons Youth Sports Brings Out Your Crazy + MORE
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Fantasy Football: 11 Winning Tips To Shock Your League + MORE

Writing “Fantasy Football: 11 Winning Tips to Shock your League” was long overdue. Now with the season nearly upon us is time for everyone to review these tips. Winning at fantasy football isn’t just about finishing first in your league and winning the Super Bowl. Sure, that’s a big .... More »

How to Pull Your Child Out of the Dumps of Discouragement + MORE

Youth sports is a roller coaster of emotions, for parents and kids. And when you are at a low point in the ride, it seems like climbing out of the dumps of discouragement is a very daunting task. Hitting slumps. Dry shooting spells. Missed shots. Or maybe your child feels dejected because of team .... More »

Kids and Sports: 8 Things I Wish I Would Have Known

Kids and Sports–it all sounds so simple. But I’m afraid that the world of youth sports has become full of problems that are hard to solve. One of the unfortunate truths of life is that we usually see the problem and it’s answer very clearly–after the fact. The old adage hin.... More »

How Sports Parents Can Up Their Game + MORE

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If I Could Kill A Word in Youth Sports, I’d Kill These 5 + MORE

Have you ever said something to your child you wished you could take back? Between the car ride to the game, the stands, the sidelines, and the car ride home from the game, there’s a lot of damaging words spoken by parents to their athletes. Words can hurt. Words can cause lifelong damage. W.... More »

Hiding From Concussions


national flag football tournament 1459942570 1573191946 10 Reasons Youth Sports Brings Out Your Crazy + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

A recently published article in the American Journal of Sports Medicine showed that a large number of college athletes indicated that they had not reported prior concussions to trainers or coaches
Reasons for non-reporting essentially fell into two categories: player did not want to be removed from competition, or the player did not think that their injury was a concussion
Men were more likely to resist disclosing a concussion than women
The study points to the need for continuing education of players and coaches about the need to recognize and disclose a possible concussion
My suspicion is that similar trends occur in the younger age groups…

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Every time you go to a sporting event to watch your child play, there’s a good chance that’ll feel a strange metamorphosis take place. In a way, it’s almost as if an alien takes over your body. Your calm gives way to crazy and you are not even sure how or why it happens. Why […] The post 10 Reasons Youth Sports Brings Out Your Crazy appeared first on CoachUp Blog.

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