Every time you go to a sporting event to watch your child play, there’s a good chance that’ll feel a strange metamorphosis take place. In a way, it’s almost as if an alien takes over your body. Your calm gives way to crazy and you are not even sure how or why it happens. Why […]
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Sometimes there is victory in just finishing. When I talk in this video about working through the pain, I’m also referring to the emotional stress. Sometimes that hurts more than the physical.
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To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. Whether you are a parent or a coach, you need to know that many athletes–yes, boys too–struggle with body image. For some, it leads to eating disorders. Today’s podcast guest is a young woman who fought an eating disorder for 10 y.... More »
Burnout in Young Athletes
In the the video series “Sessions With Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your youth sports psychology and mental training questions that deal with sports parents and the mental game challenges their sports kids have.
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The Carolina Panthers of the National Football League are making shock-waves this season for their (so far) undefeated season. But a story on the team’s website is capturing our attention for an entirely different reason.
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Today we’re bringing you an interesting youth sports story from Arizona that centers around not a child, but a 45 year-old. Some 25 years ago, a man only identified as Ron was cut from his high school baseball team. In 2015, that moment is still haunting him. Tom Kuyper, writer for The Republic, described Ron […]
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By Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
It’s important to see a doctor trained in sport concussion management after a concussion. Not all doctors know about return to play protocols.
Appropriate doctors are typically trained in sports medicine or neurology, and web searches will usually indicate whether they have training in sport concussion…
All great leaders, great coaches, great athletes, and great parents are lifelong learners. Every great coach I have met has been a lifelong student of coaching, leadership, psychology and more. Here at the Changing the game Project, we are always looking for the latest and greatest information on talent development, leadership, building culture, and being […]