An Expert’s Take on Why Marriage Is Like Football + MORE

An Expert’s Take on Why Marriage Is Like Football + MORE

When Your Athlete is Too Hard on Him/Herself + MORE

Got a child who is a perfectionist? Who comes home too hard on him or herself after making mistakes in a game or practice? Who always focuses on what went wrong instead of what went right? Is your child struggling with being too hard on him or herself? Are you at a loss to know...Read More .... More »

Minnesota Wild - Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup Series: Valuable Lessons For Youth Coaches

  The six-game Stanley Cup conference semi-final series between the Minnesota Wild and the defending champion Chicago Blackhawks was really exciting, no matter how disappointed fans in Minnesota were at the outcome (the Blackhawks won the series, 4 games to 2). As a longtime student and te.... More »
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The Mizzou protests showed changing views of the media and privacy + MORE

While racism and threats to the physical safety of black students are the most important issues amid the unrest at the University of Missouri, a controversy around the rights and responsibilities of the media has lingered all week. As you know, the chancellor of the University of Missouri and the p.... More »
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The Minnesota Wild and The State of Hockey + MORE

The Minnesota Wild, despite having played in the NHL for only 17 seasons, are connected to their fan base. Other professional sports organizations, with much longer histories, don’t enjoy the same type of relationships. This year’s team is trying to fight off archrival Chicago Blackhawks for.... More »
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Why should you care about sports science? + MORE

By John Cone, PhD, CSCS Founder and President, FitFor90 Key Points: At Sideline Sports Doc, we try whenever possible to use an “evidence based” approach to youth sports health and this week we feature an article by John Cone, who uses scientific evidence to support his athlete training and reco.... More »
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President, Sideline Sports Doc
I’m sure you’re watching at least a little bit of the Winter Olympics, and hopefully you’ve been impressed with some of the spectacular performances.  What’s interesting to me is that the outdoor events are in almost “tropical” conditions, at least as far as events conducted on snow are concerned! The athletes have devoted several years leading to this two-week competition and in many cases they’ve devoted their lives to get them to this point…

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Lindsay Gibbs leads off today’s edition of Shoutouts with a good story from the Winter OIympics. She did a great job of weaving biographical information into this recap and commentary on the women’s downhill in Sochi, the race that ended with a gold-medal tie.
That’s important in Olympics coverage, because as much as we all quickly become experts on these events and athletes, the vast majority of us had never heard of most of these people until a few days before the Games started—if not later than that…

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When you are watching huge men sprint up and down a football field trying to take one another’s heads off, I’m certain your marriage isn’t something that comes to mind. Unless you are supposed to be doing something for your wife and you’ve snuck off to watch the game instead.
But maybe there are some similarities to a football game and the love you have for your wife…

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