ACCOUNTABILITY WITH ATHLETES: Learning A Key Lesson from John Wooden

ACCOUNTABILITY WITH ATHLETES: Learning A Key Lesson from John Wooden
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Learn To Love The Nordic Hamstring Curl

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Hamstring strains can be frustrating for the athlete because they can take a long time to heal, and even after healing they have a tendency to happen over and ov.... More »
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Help Kids Improve Their Focus Before Competition

Parents: Help Kids Boost Pregame Concentration Just before kids compete, they need to focus as much as possible on what’s happening right now, not on the past or future. They will do better if they can avoid focusing on common distractions–what others think of them, the score, the win, or pa.... More »
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How To Help Young Athletes With Fear of Failure + MORE

Do Sports Kids Worry Too Much About What Parents Think? In “Sports Parents Success Tips,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your youth sports psychology and mental training questions about sports parents and the mental game challenges their sports kids have. Visit Peaksports.com and click on cont.... More »

Terry Ott: Former Canadian Football League Star Terry Metcalf To Sue League + MORE

Terry Ott has filed this report to The Concussion Blog, again this is his journalism, we offer up the space for him to publish.  If you want to post here feel free to contact us.   ==========   Will Claim Debilitating Injury From Multiple Concussions and “Neglectful” Treatment     H.... More »

SPORTS PARENTING: Is It Okay for Our Young Athletes to Fail in Sports?

As many of you know, I was on vacation last week. That break gave me some time to catch up on a lot of email and articles, and during my time off, one parenting column in particular – written by a parenting reporter from CNN, Kelly Wallace —  caught my eye. The column’s headline was: Why .... More »
I asked Chris McCarthy, the highly-regarded and long-time Athletic Director at John Jay HS in Cross River, NY to come on my show this AM to talk about the issue of Accountability with HS student-athletes.
I did this because of the ongoing controversy that was sparked by last week’s show about the HS tennis players from the New Hampshire HS who were suspended from playing in state’s quarterfinals because the boys had opted for Senior Skip Day…

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