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

SPORTS PARENTING TRENDS: What’s the Key Ingredient for Young Athletes Today?

 Advice From the Pros to Parents and Coaches By Doug Abrams In the Sun Herald late last month, writer Patrick Ochs reported on a talk that former all-star outfielder Darryl Strawberry delivered in Biloxi, Mississippi. Reflecting on his 17 seasons in Major League Baseball, Strawberry spoke about you.... More »
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The “10,000 Hour Rule” And Young Athletes

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: The “10,000 Hour Rule” is adapted from a classic 1993 publication from Anders Ericsson and is widely quoted a the number of hours one must deliberately pract.... More »

ABUSIVE SPORTS PARENTS: Why Are So Many HS Coaches Quitting? A National Epidemic

We have known for some years now that sports parents have become an increasing issue for HS coaches as Moms and Dads often intervene or meddle with the coaches upon behalf of their youngster. Coaches would often remark to each other that the “best kids to coach were those who were orphans. But.... More »

Sports Technology–Wearable Technology

As many readers of this blog know, I have an affection for technology! Over the past few years, more and more technology is seeping into sports especially technology being integrated into clothing. Imbedded technology provides the opportunity to gather feedback on performance such as ground contact .... More »

5 Essential Ingredients for a Winning Team + MORE

Is your child on a winning team? Although youth sports should not be solely fixated winning games, it should be focused on building a winning culture. There is a difference between the two: a team that is obsessed with only winning games will do whatever it takes to make that happen, regardless of h.... 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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