ABUSIVE SPORTS PARENTS: Still Trying to Curb Violent Acts by Angry Parents + MORE

ABUSIVE SPORTS PARENTS: Still Trying to Curb Violent Acts by Angry Parents + MORE

How Much Will You Sacrifice for Your Kid’s Dreams in Sports?

What kind of financial sacrifices are you making for your kid’s sports to pursue their dreams at playing at a higher level? In the article Behind every Olympian is a financial sacrifice, the evidence is clear: Behind every athlete who makes it to the next level, is some sort of financial sac.... More »
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The Female Athlete Triad: An Under-recognized Sports Health Disorder

By Andrea Kussman, M.D. Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University And Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Female athletes are at risk for a potentially serious health con.... More »
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Our Favorite Books for Summer 2018 + MORE

Every year, as summer rolls around, we give you the list of our favorite reads of the year so far. Between Memorial Day, Fathers Day, and that upcoming vacation I hope you are taking, it’s a great time to catch up on some reading. There have been some great new books that have come out The pos.... More »
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68 Countries Where Women’s Soccer Dominates + MORE

Soccer is definitely the world's most popular and most played sport! Our friends at Soccer Training Lab have come up with a cool infographic that shows just how popular women's soccer is around the world by spotlighting the 68 countries where the women's teams are actually stronger than the men's te.... More »

What Olympic Parents Want to Tell Sports Parents

Every two years, we are in awe of Olympians and inevitably, we meet some Olympic parents and hear their stories of sacrifice and support. There was a time, however, when those Olympic parents were sports parents much like you are. I doubt that most of them really grasped that someday their children .... More »
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President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Rotator cuff tears requiring surgery are uncommon in young athletes
Surgery typically leads to excellent function and very high return to sports at the same level or higher, although overhead athletes may need to change positions

The rotator cuff is a term used to describe a group of four tendons at the top of the shoulder responsible for movement and stability of the shoulder joint…

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In Youth Sports, there is no LTAD without STAE

– changingthegameproject.com

“Imagine youth sports was a room. On one end of the room, there is a door where everyone enters. At the other end, there is another door where everyone leaves.” So began a long conversation I had with Peter Hugg, the Head of Football (soccer) for Football New South Wales in Australia, on my recent
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 More About Why Criminal Prosecutions Can Help Control Parental Violence in Youth Sports
By Doug Abrams
 
A few years ago, a Minnesota judge sentenced a father to six months in prison for grabbing his son’s pee wee hockey coach in a choke hold during a practice session while the 11-12-year-old players watched…

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