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

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

Building Muscle Memory in Youth Sports and Soccer + MORE

Building Proper Striking Muscle Memory in Youth Sports When it comes to the game of soccer, children in youth sports will automatically get out on the field and kick the ball in a way that feels natural to them. Unfortunately, this kicking technique is ineffective and could cause potential injury, e.... 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 »
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4 Tips for Pokemon Go Safety + MORE

A Guest Post from Amy Tiemann, PhD The new mobile game Pokémon Go has won the hearts and minds of millions of Americans with over 7 million downloads in its first week of release. This has happened so quickly that many parents are just catching up with this new craze. What makes this game diff.... More »
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How to Show Your Child That You BELIEVE in Him + MORE

BELIEVE. Do you understand the power of that one word? There are many words that we as parents say to our kids that empower them, but one of the strongest words I’ve seen that builds my kids up is the word “believe.” Believe is a word on a sign in the Clemson football meeting room..... More »
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Could gait analysis make you a more injury prone runner? + MORE

Could gait analysis make you a more injury prone runner? by Tina Muir Tina is a Saucony sponsored elite runner that has a strong passion for the road. She’s been running for 14 years and moved to the United States in 2007 to run for a living. Tina has run a marathon in 2:37 and […] The p.... 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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