New week, new you! To help shake off your case of the Mondays, we’re back with another Drill of the Week as we take a look at a tough conditioning challenge. For any athlete out there looking to improve their endurance, strength, and determination, then the Four Corner Circuit is a perfect f.... More »
There’s a lot of hype, misinformation, and unrealistic expectations when it comes to playing sports in college.
I did my homework and found the top college recruiting myths that need to be busted. Parents and athletes, take note:
Myth #1: High school coaches will get you recruited.
Your athlete is.... More »
As I discussed in length on my radio show this morning (and by the way, if you want to hear any of my shows, you can listen to the podcast at WFAN.com), the time has finally come to stand up and eradicate hazing from our schools.
Now, I write that, knowing full well that hazing is one of the most in.... More »
With spring almost here and sports kids spending more time outside, young athletes may be distracted by a number of things.
When they’re outside, bad weather, mud, barking dogs, birds and other distractions may pull their focus away when playing sports.
When kids are distracted, they can’t f.... More »
By Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
The Aspen Institute recently published a summary of their ongoing research into youth sports participation in America. The report focuses on improving access to the.... More »
Blog follower and prolific commentator here, Don Brady, PhD, PsyD, NCSP is featured on ION TV’s “The Subject Matters” from May of 2014. The video is in two 15 minute chunks: Dr. Brady is a very good resource and wealth of information. I suggest you take some time to check out his time on ION […]
A friend of mine was enjoying a nice bike ride across campus while in college. Suddenly he was ambushed by a water balloon that hit him square in the face. The force of the impact knocked him off of his bike. The guy who threw the balloon, a floor mate, laughed wildly.
Several weeks later my friend caught the perpetrator filling another water balloon right below the bathroom window on their floor, five floors up…
Want to hear a scary story? This one makes “Friday the 13th” look like a sweet fairy tale.
That is, if your primal fear is … trusting Wikipedia.
In “I accidentally started a Wikipedia hoax” on The Daily Dot, EJ Dickson confesses that as a college sophomore in 2009, she and a friend named Evan had made up something and added it to a Wikipedia article…
A few months ago, Jackson, our 8-year-old had basketball tryouts to play for the Indy Nets Basketball club here in Indianapolis. It would be the first time he would have a tryout for a team before playing with them. Up to this point he had only played rec leagues, no club teams, no travel teams, and no AAU teams…