5 Travel Tips for Healthy Traveling + MORE

5 Travel Tips for Healthy Traveling + MORE

SPORTS PARENTING TIPS: Coaching Kids is a Serious Responsibility

The response to Doug Abram’s column last week regarding “coaches who apologize” generated a remarkable number of downloads and hits, and that interest continued this AM on my radio show. The general consensus was that — especially with younger athletes (10 and under) — .... More »
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Why I Hold My Breath On Kickoffs

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Football kickoffs are the plays most likely to result in serious injury to players The NFL, NCAA, and high school federations recognize this and have taken a number.... More »

Should You Go to Your Child’s Youth Sports Practices?

There’s been debate over whether youth sports practices should be closed to parents. Here’s my thoughts on parents and practice. Help Me Raise $500 for Caps for Kids! Caps for Kids is a program that gives autographed baseball caps to kids battling cancer. The  caps and autographs are f.... More »
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Taking The Ice Bath Plunge For Muscle Soreness- Helpful or Not?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Ice baths have been popular with adult endurance athletes for a long time, and are claimed to reduce soreness and improve recovery The available evidence seems t.... More »
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Safe Sledding

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Sledding is a fun winter activity that can be enjoyed even by the youngest kids Sledding is generally very safe but a surprising number of serious injuries do oc.... More »
If you listen closely, you can probably hear the words, “Yes!” as well as mini-celebrations over the next several days and weeks. Why? Parents all over the country are celebrating as its time for our kids to go back to school!
If your family is like most, including mine, then your summer has been pretty busy…

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On July 18, 2014, California governor Jerry Brown vetoed AB 1890, a bill that would have made it illegal for any person to use the title of "athletic trainer" unless that person goes to college, gets a bachelor degree and meets various other certification requirements

In a terse veto message, Governor Brown said "these conditions impose unnecessary burdens on athletic trainers
without sufficient evidence that they are really needed…

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I like this Lifehacker “How I Work” interview with Ira Glass, host and impresario of the great radio show “This American Life.”
In the top half, Glass talks about gear he uses and the setup of his workplace. It starts to get interesting for me when writer Andy Orin asks, “What’s your best time-saving shortcut/life hack?”

I’ve got nothing…

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national flag football tournament 1407219881 1744246757 5 Travel Tips for Healthy Traveling + MOREWhether you’re going to try to fit in a run during a work trip or you’re traveling across the country for a race, nobody likes to be ridden with jet lag. Lucky for you there are a few travel tips that can help out your body and make getting off the plane a little less painful.
Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate!
Have you ever taken that partially consumed bottle of water out of your carry-on post flight and noticed how it looks all scrunched up, but then hisses as you open it and it re-fills with air? Well imagine your muscles doing the same thing…

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How to Raise a Lion Chaser!

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“Coach, I don’t want to take a penalty shot,” said a very nervous 13 year-old player of mine a few years back. We were in the Oregon Soccer State Cup semifinals, and this talented but not quite confident young girl looked in no mood to take a shot in the penalty shootout to determine whether […

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On July 21, 2014, California governor Brown signed into law an amended youth sports concussion safety law (AB 2127)  strengthening the law in several key areas.
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