5 Mistakes (some) Parents Make When Praising Their Picky Eater + MORE

5 Mistakes (some) Parents Make When Praising Their Picky Eater + MORE
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Review Your Emergency Action Plan

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: An Emergency Action Plan (EAP) is a key document that outlines the specific steps taken by a Club, Tournament Director, High School, or individual team in case o.... More »
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Aerobic Exercise May Help Lessen Symptoms In Children and Teens With Post-Concussion Syndrome + MORE

Aerobic therapy (AT) may lessen the symptoms experienced by children and adolescents suffering from post-concussion syndrome and allow them to return to baseline, report researchers in a paper presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition in October 2015 in Wa.... More »
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How to Talk to Other Sports Parents About Being a Good Sport + MORE

Communicating With Other Sports Parents A parent asks, “How do you talk to other parents about being good sports parents?” This is a good question. Too often, well-meaning sports parents are too loud on the sidelines, argue with the refs and coaches, and overall, set bad examples for their chil.... More »
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Woman’s Ice Hockey Leads In Concussions + MORE

Today, in news that shouldn’t be surprising, a recent study by the Minnesota Department of Health has declared Woman’s Ice Hockey as the high school sport most likely to incur concussions. In fact, MDH believes that these athletes are two to three times more likely to suffer a concussion.... More »

Head Games: Athletes and Their Body Images + MORE

To listen to this new podcast series, click on the above arrow. Welcome to Week 3 of Head Games! The mental game of youth sports is key to your child’s success and this week we focus on Athletes and Their Body Images. My co-host for the series is Diane Munoz, counselor, blogger, and recoverin.... More »
For soccer players, developing a great first touch and connection with the ball before practices and games is key. If you don’t warm-up with a ball near your feet, there’s a good chance you’ll be sloppy and turnover prone during game time. So, the next time you’re just standing around or shooting on net, consider switching it up to the Dynamic Skills Drill! Our Drill of the Week aims to put our athletes in the best position to succeed on the field, which means tackling every facet of of your body, existing skills, and overall conditioning…

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Is quitting youth sports an option in your home? When your kids come to you and say, “I want to quit,” your answers may vary from “No way, you’ve got to stick it out to “Well, if you really don’t want to play, I guess it’s okay.” As a parent, it’s often hard to know…

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What’s parenting got to do with raising a healthy eater?  Everything.

Now, that’s not to say that kids become picky eaters because of “bad” parenting. When I teach classes around the United States, the audience learns that kids with serious feeding challenges got there because something went awry with their physiology, sensory or motor development, and consequently, children quickly learn to limit what they’ll eat…

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