Guest Post by Dr. Laura Markham
Bickering is not yet a full-fledged fight, but it could become one. Or it could just go on all day long until it drives you crazy. Some amount of bickering is normal, since kids are still learning how to express their needs appropriately. But bickering is always a .... More »
Rugby is one of the most important and most followed sports in Australia. But for a young Japanese woman to make an inspirational career in rugby is something unheard of. This is the story of Ayane Hirata, who has gone on to inspire so many Japanese women that there are so many who are following on .... More »
Today is the day I’m going to talk about sports psychology.
Many of you know me as primarily focusing on sports parenting issues, having written youth sports columns for a decade for Sports Illustrated, and of course, doing my Sports Edge show on WFAN Radio for the last 20 years.
But before I went.... More »
Many young athletes have a difficult time staying composed after making a mistake during competition. Check out the infographic below to help your athlete stay composed:
Please share the info graphic with other parents and coaches who you think would appreciate it. The graphic below will help you te.... More »
I was recently in Ohio for a family event. At this event, my father and his friends began sharing stories of their childhood. Everyone shared stories of their days of triumph on the sporting fields in their small Midwest town. As the event progressed, it evolved into a full on discussion about youth.... More »
An informed sports parents is ready to make the most of his child’s youth sports experience. He’s ready to support, encourage, volunteer, and guide his young athlete through the ups and downs of the upcoming season.
If you know the answers to these 6 questions before your child starts the season, then you are an informed and prepared sports parent…
Randy Bennett of the University of Florida writes in the Huffington Post that “the future of media and journalism is really bright.” He reached that conclusion after he “attended two disparate conferences that shunned hype and hyperbole (and despair), and provided a decidedly forward-looking and practical perspective…
Many people honor today as Earth Day in an effort to raise awareness and appreciation for our natural environment. Unfortunately, Earth Day can end up becoming a political hot potato and polarizing folks with a lot of finger-pointing.
In an effort to alleviate some of that stress, perhaps we can just think of today as Creation Day? A special time set aside to appreciate the stunning beauty of this planet God has created and what role we have in caring for it…
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University
This month we’ll be starting collaboration with a great company called CaptainU. We’ll feature CaptainU podcasts periodically, on fitness and performance issues of importance to young athletes…