5 Reasons to Celebrate This Year + MORE

5 Reasons to Celebrate This Year + MORE

Brotherly Love: An Inspirational Story + MORE

This is a story of brotherly love and inclusion. More than three-fourth million Americans suffer from Cerebral Palsy. Still not much is known about this condition. It is in order to spread more awareness about this unique condition that Hunter Gandee, 16, from Michigan goes on a walk every year carr.... More »

TRENDS IN SPORTS: Why HS Football Continues to Lose Players

A few days ago, Ken Belson of the NY Times did a probing feature about the continuing decline of HS football numbers in this country. Ken happened to focus on Maplewood Richmond Heights HS, a HS school from the St. Louis suburban area, a public HS that just five years ago was competing for a Missour.... More »
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Choose Your Words Carefully When Motivating Your Young Athletes

Your kids want you to be proud of them. This need for a parent’s approval can be a powerful or destructive force when it comes to youth sports. When we communicate goals for our budding superstars, the wording we choose can make all the difference.   New research out of Ithaca College shows t.... More »
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Baseball After “Tommy John” Surgery: High Return To Play Rates

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Surgery to reconstruct the torn ulnar collateral ligament in the elbow can result in return to play rates around 90% for high school aged athletes If you’re ta.... More »
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Hank Aaron: Greatest Baseball Hitter + MORE

Hank Aaron, the greatest baseball hitter of all time played in a National League city – Atlanta, home of the Braves. Growing up in Kansas City, an America League City, where I first followed the Kansas City Athletics and then the Kansas City Royals, Hammerin Hank didn’t receive a lot of .... More »

Keeping Your Core Healthy

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youth sports 1394637282 762068619 5 Reasons to Celebrate This Year + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University
In recent posts we’ve been discussing the importance of the large lower extremity muscles and core, especially for sports such as baseball.  Today we’ll take a brief look at a few maintenance tips for the two dominant muscle stabilizing groups, the latissimus dorsi and gluteals…

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Mashable writer Sam Laird trawled the hallways at SXSports, the sports component of last week’s South by Southwest conference, and asked people with coveted sports-industry jobs how they broke in.
Laird presents the brief career stories of three of them in their own words: Kevin Cote, Senior Director of Digital for the Golden State Warriors; Amanda Vandervort, Director of Social Media for Major League Soccer; and Will Yoder, Digital Lead in the Octagon Talent Division at Octagon sports agency…

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Coaching Resource of the Month — March 2014

– InstituteForSportCoaching.com

This is long overdue but March 2014′s Coaching Resource of the Month is SportsCoachUK’s blog. SportsCoachUK has a team of sport coach specialists blogging on a number of issues directly related to coaching including a new series on coaching apps. Highly recommend checking it out.
They are a non-profit partially supported by the British Govt…

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Gary was complaining to his friend Steve about his upcoming birthday. He was about to turn 40.
“No way,” Steve said. “I turned 50 a couple of years ago and it’s all good. 50 is the new 30!”
That helped Gary. Steve was having a great experience because he was living forward, getting more involved with his kids, reinventing himself, and giving this time in life his best shot…

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