3 Words That Will Combat Childhood Obesity + MORE

3 Words That Will Combat Childhood Obesity + MORE

COPING WITH ADVERSITY: How do You Cuts Kids from Teams During Tryouts? + MORE

I want to talk about the age-old concern about getting cut from a team. I want you to consider this potentially life-changing event from the vantage point of the coach, from that of the athlete, and from the perspective of the parent as well. As long as there has been competitive sports and teams, t.... More »

DANGERS OF CONCUSSIONS: New Study Suggests More Concussions in Girls Soccer than in HS Football

There was a recent study published headlined by a medical professor at Northwestern University who says that girls who play HS soccer suffer a much higher incidence of concussions than boys do – even those boys who play HS football. As you might imagine, I was somewhat stunned by this. After all, .... More »
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ACL Surgery in Growing Adolescent Kids

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: We are seeing more ACL injuries in young growing athletes than we used to several decades ago, and more young athletes choose to have early ACL surgery ACL surge.... More »

A Beginner’s Guide to Sports Parenting

Sports parenting is as easy as signing your child up and getting him to practice, right? If this is your child’s first, second, or even third year of playing youth sports, then you are still relatively new to the game. It may seem easy, and you may think, This is great! This is fun! WhereR.... More »
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Can We Shift the Paradigm in Youth Sports? + MORE

I was recently in Ohio for a family event. At this event, my father and his friends began sharing stories of their childhood. Everyone shared stories of their days of triumph on the sporting fields in their small Midwest town. As the event progressed, it evolved into a full on discussion about youth.... More »

Paralympians Inspire Us All

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Paralympics — An Event To Remember

The Rio Paralympic Games were held from September 7 thru September 18,2016 in Rio. Some 4,350 athletes from more than 160 countries competed in 528 medal events in 22 different sports. Great competition? Yes. Amazing feats? You betcha! Inspirational? Without a doubt…

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Childhood obesity is a national epidemic. Almost 1 out of 3 children (ages 2-19) in the US is overweight or obese, putting them at risk for serious health problems.  That fact alone is a huge reason to encourage your kids to play sports.  Today’s guest post by nutritionist Cassandra Golden (MS, RD, LDN) offers another simple, but profound way…

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The Science of Sleep: 1v1 With Dr. Czeisler by Danny Moon It would be an understatement to say that today’s athletes are tasked with an incredible amount of work. In order to compete at a high level, athletes must invest inordinate amounts of time into training, studying, eating, and practicing. With so many responsibilities to […] The post The Science of Sleep: One-on-One With Dr…

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