2014 NFL Concussion Report: Week 12 + MORE

2014 NFL Concussion Report: Week 12 + MORE
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Help Sports Kids Who Worry About Disappointing Teammates

Helping Young Athletes Define Their Self-Concept A sports parent asks: “How do I help my child be more focused on his role on the team and not so worried about disappointing his teammates and others?” It’s common for sports kids to worry about disappointing others. Kids often seek soc.... More »

10 Ways to Be a Man of Integrity + MORE

  In the 1925, U.S. Open famed golfer Bobby Jones pulled a one iron out of his bag and addressed the ball. As he set up to hit out of the rough grass, his ball moved ever so slightly, a motion that calls for a stroke penalty. He was the only one who saw it; and yet, he called the penalty on him.... More »
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Bone Loss In Young Females: Once It’s Lost It’s Tough To Get It Back

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A woman develops about half her bone mineral content during her adolescent years, and healthy bone mineral content and bone mass lower the risk for stress fractu.... More »

Overhydration Deaths on the Football Field Are Preventable

  By Tamara Hew Butler, DPM, Ph.D., FASCM When we hear about catastrophic injury and death amongst athletes, we typically think about concussion (1), cardiac arrest (2) and heatstroke. (3) Exercise-associated hyponatremia (EAH) is rarely uttered amongst the "big three", despite .... More »

Pound the Rock! + MORE

One of the most successful sporting franchises across the globe the last few decades is the San Antonio Spurs of the NBA. With five NBA titles since 1999, 22 overall division titles, having won at least 50 games for 18 consecutive seasons, and having missed the playoffs only 4 times in their history.... More »

#HelmetSelfie Chat 1-2pm EST

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A Twitter chat is about to begin hosted by @injuredkids – Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma: Funding Research, Education & Awareness to help save the lives of injured kids. #HelmetSelfie Tweets //Filed under: General

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The power of the permit is the acknowledged legal authority of local governments to set reasonable terms and conditions under which private applicants may use public property, including public athletic facilities. That power, argues University of Missouri Law Professor, Doug Abrams, in a SmartTeamsTM Talk, should be used by local government agencies to enhance reasonable concussion protection for children who play organized sports within their boundaries who may not be covered by the state’s Lystedt Law.

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When my son was only four he asked me, “Where do babies come from?” I told him that they come from their mommy’s tummy. Hoping that answer would satisfy, I tried to change the subject. Then came this, “How do babies get in their mom’s tummy?” Fortunately, my wife and I were just talking about a brilliant analogy made in a book she was reading called The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom…

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On May 10, 2014, the Vineland, New Jersey Daily Journal ran a story under the eye-catching headline, "Midget Football May Be Banned." The Vineland City Council said that the Vineland Midget Football League, which enrolls players between five and fourteen, reported only two of at least eight players who suffered concussions the prior season…

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national youth football championships 1417552012 155454278 2014 NFL Concussion Report: Week 12 + MOREBy Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
And Marc Safran, M.D.
Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Muscle strains are the most common hip and groin injuries in young athletes and will typically improve with simple measures
An “avulsion fracture” can occur in the growing athlete, and can also result in excellent healing without surgery
Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) can be a source of hip pain in older adolescents and teenagers…

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2014 NFL Concussion Report: Week 12

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The Concussion Blog Original, NFL Concussion Report, is a weekly compiling of the reported head injuries in the National Football League (posted when time allows).  Concussions are added to the list each week from multiple sources to give you the reader a picture of what is happening on the field.  Each week we will bring […]

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national youth football tournaments 1417552017 1369668020 2014 NFL Concussion Report: Week 12 + MORESometimes you just have to ignore the ridiculous behavior in youth sports. Going on a crusade to stomp out all that’s bad in the youth sports culture is a daunting task. You will do more by being a positive voice for what’s being done right and how to do it right, instead of constantly harping on what’s wrong…

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