Ankle Braces Can Reduce The Number Of Ankle Sprains In Football And Basketball + MORE

Ankle Braces Can Reduce The Number Of Ankle Sprains In Football And Basketball + MORE
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What is Emotional Intelligence? Great Tools for Home and School

What is emotional intelligence? How do parents and teachers nurture it at home and in the classroom? What methods are working?    Emotional intelligence (EI for short) has become a popular term since Daniel Goleman authored his book with the same title in 1995. Several decades of research not on.... More »

5 Unique Gifts for Coaches This Holiday

Finding just the right gift for coaches is always a challenge. As a coach’s wife for 29 years, I think I saw just about every gift possible for a coach. But I decided to do a little digging and come up with some creative ideas. Here are 5 unique gifts for coaches (and volunteers) that...Read&#.... More »

5 Things You Need to Let Go of as a Sports Parent in 2016 + MORE

It’s 2016–a new year with new seasons, new coaches, and new challenges as a sports parent. And if you are to keep the positive in your child’s youth sports experience, here are 5 things you absolutely must let go: Other people’s opinions of you If you are a parent who doesn&#.... More »

How to Read and Address Your Level of Nervousness: Part 1

The foundation of mental toughness is your ability to stay calm and composed under pressure. If you can’t control your level of pre- and during-event nervousness, your performance will ALWAYS be inconsistent and you’ll never reach your potential. All the talent, strength, and coordination in t.... More »
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10 Things I Want My Athlete to Experience During Youth Sports + MORE

10 Things I Want My Athlete to Experience During Youth Sports Dear Coach, I am excited for my child to play on your team. As you put in hours and hours of your time preparing for the game, and I put in hours and hours watching the results, I would ask you to remember that […] The post 10 Thing.... More »
 
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President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
 
Brian Cole, M.D.
Head Team Physician, Chicago Bulls
Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University, Chicago, IL
Key Points:

There is good evidence that lace-up ankle braces will reduce the number of ankle sprains in youth football and basketball
Athletes wearing a lace-up brace generally will not notice any decrease in sprint speed or performance
We have not seen any harmful effects of wearing the braces, so it makes good sense for youth football and basketball players to wear lace-up braces

We see a lot of ankle sprains in our clinical practices, and if they make their way to the orthopedic surgeon’s office it generally means it was a significant injury…

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How to Raise Kids Who Bounce Back

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How do you help your child face the same pitcher who struck him out three times already in the game?
What will help your young football player keep running with the ball even after he’s fumbled twice in the first quarter?
How can you help your tennis player keep playing after losing the first set at love?
Resiliency is not necessarily something you can teach your kids…

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