By Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Published research from the University of Cincinnati shows that visual field training has the potential to significantly reduce concussion rates in college .... More »
Help Young Athletes Let Go Of High Expectations
When athletes are composed under pressure and can let go of mistakes quickly, they’re more likely to feel more in control and perform well.
In fact, like a lot of the mental skills we talk about, they can transfer this important skill from sports to.... 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 »
Quitting youth sports is not something I would usually go around recommending because I love it so much and believe it can teach kids so much, but there’s an exception to every rule and here’s one reason why I’d advise it for your child. If your child is not growing in o confidence.... More »
Now, this isn’t technically a drill as it’s often a reward for finishing a tough practice or winning an equally difficult fixture on the schedule. However, we love the World Cup Drill so we’re going to highlight it all the same for this edition of Weekend Fun! The games and drills .... More »
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Madison, Minnesota’s Sainora Dokoche practices shooting the basketball religiously. As a high school freshman with Down syndrome, she practices at the school gym during lunch time.
Sainora at pre-game introductions
Special Needs Hoopster Gets Her Shot
The high school girls basketball coach Ryan Giles took notice and asked the 4’10” freshman to join the team…
Youth sports is full of people who suffer from the very subtle–or maybe not so subtle–syndrome of being a killjoy. Otherwise known as spoilsport, wet blanket, party pooper, and prophet of doom. Killjoys usually don’t recognize their own malady, so if you are reading this and saying, “I’m no killjoy!” then take a few minutes and see…
If we watch the news on a regular basis, it’s impossible to miss the strong attraction America has to stories featuring mayhem. The cliche: “If it bleeds, it leads” may be a huge generalization. But, too often, it seems to be the playbook by which news events are filtered. The fact is: Assault, murder, terrorism, and war always grab the headlines…