55 Best Back-to-School Articles for Parents + MORE

55 Best Back-to-School Articles for Parents + MORE

WWE John Cena is a Make-A-Wish Legend + MORE

John Cena is known as one of the two greatest WWE athletes of all times. With 25 championships and 16 world champion reigns, there is only one more player in the spot who has equaled his feat. He has been more than a wrestler, a movie star, a rapper and a reality show host. He […] The post WWE.... More »

How to Help Your Child Compete in Sports Without Going Broke

Do you sometimes feel like you’re going broke with the cost of youth sports? It’s not unusual these days for parents to pay over $1000 for their child to play on a travel team. The pay-to-play culture has exploded and the statistics are rather stunning. A report in USA Today says: A majo.... More »

TRENDS IN SPORTS: Should Varsity Letters Be Awards to HS Students Who Compete in Non-Athletic Pursuits?

On my WFAN radio show last Sunday we had a spirited discussion on whether videogames – or e-games as they are known – should be considered as a new kind of HS sport. Most of the debate centered on whether these very popular games should be classified as a sport…or simply as an activity. T.... More »
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Meal Timing: Does It Matter When You Eat? + MORE

  Meals and snacking patterns have changed over the past 40 years. You have undoubtedly noticed that many of us are eating fewer calories from meals and more calories from snacks. As a result, I get questions from both athletes and non-athletes alike about how to best fuel their bodies: Shou.... More »
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Swim Bag Essentials + MORE

Disclosure: This post includes affiliate links which means I may earn a small commission on purchases made through these links at no additional cost to you.  My daughter just finished another season of high school swim and had one of the best season's of her career to date. Her hair also survived t.... More »
youth football tournaments 1470202651 646381151 55 Best Back to School Articles for Parents + MOREParents, are you ready for back-to-school? Teachers, would you like to share some great parenting articles with student’s families? 
This popular list of back-to-school articles is updated each year. It contains some of the latest thinking and research on learning, achievement, family well-being, parent engagement, special needs children, youth sports, media, technology, discipline, homework, bullying — all the things parents think about at back-to-school time…

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junior football tournaments 1470202654 284269174 55 Best Back to School Articles for Parents + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Habits can be hard to change, but recent evidence shows that with focused effort it takes an average of 66 days to change a habit, and almost all habits can be changed
For athletes, technical changes in your game are the easiest types of habits to change
For parents of athletes and coaches, the changes are often more behavioral than technical but even these can be changed with focused effort

Habits- whether good ones or bad- are a part of our lives in sports, our occupations, our health, pretty much everything…

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