4 Masks Your Child Might Be Wearing When Playing Sports + MORE

4 Masks Your Child Might Be Wearing When Playing Sports + MORE
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Drill of the Week: Liverpool + Goose Run + MORE

Did you run out of fuel in the 85th minute of your soccer game last week? Were you forced to the football bench during a crucial 4th quarter 3rd down? Are your skills up to par, but find that it’s your endurance letting you down when it matters most? These drills are great for any fall sport .... More »
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Mental Keys To Helping Your Athletes Move Past Mistakes… + MORE

Too often, kids get hung up on the mistakes they make in sports. That means as soon as they goof up, they have trouble getting the mistake out of their minds. They dwell on the mistake—instead of moving past it. They scold themselves for goofing up. They then focus on avoiding making more mistakes.... More »

GETTING CUT FROM A TEAM: What Parents — and Coaches – Need to Know

FOR THE PARENT…. I want to discuss difficult moments in an athlete’s life when – as the Mom or Dad – you find yourself on the spot to have to say the right thing – to find the precise words – to talk with your son or daughter when things aren’t going their way. We’re talking .... More »
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Sideline Tips: Safe Steps In The Return To Play Decision + MORE

By Dev Mishra, MD President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University   And Bert R. Mandelbaum, MD DHL (hon) Santa Monica Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Group and Sports Foundation Team Physician LA Galaxy, US Soccer, Pepperdine University Mem.... More »

ABUSIVE COACHES: Losing One’s Perspective During the Post-Game Handshake + MORE

When Coaches’ Misconduct Disrupts Post-Game Handshake Lines By Doug Abrams Late last month, the Omaha World-Herald reported that police ticketed a 52-year-old coach for suspected assault and battery on a 10-year-old opponent as the teams traded high-fives in the post-game handshake line after a fl.... More »
Masks are abundant on Halloween. And I believe they are also everywhere in youth sports. I’m not talking about pitching masks, or football masks or lacrosse masks or hockey masks. But emotional masks, masks that are hiding something kids don’t want their parents or coaches to know about…

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I’ll be on the road next week in SEC country, so after a post on Monday the B/R Blog will be quiet.
I’ll be visiting journalism programs at the Universities of Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi and Louisiana State. If you’re in Athens, Tuscaloosa, Oxford or Baton Rouge, in that daily order starting Monday, look for me on campus…

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Summary By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Gretchen Reynolds writes a column for the New York Times. She is a very entertaining writer focused principally on health and fitness.
In this podcast focused on the young athlete, she discusses the benefits of lifelong exercise on brain and physical health, ACL prevention programs, and the usefulness of dynamic warmup…

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