Answering Hard Questions from Preschoolers + MORE

Answering Hard Questions from Preschoolers + MORE

The Japanese Babe Ruth: Shohei Ohtani

There is a new sensation in baseball and he is from Japan. He is on a record-breaking spree and if we are to go by the numbers (and even performance on the field), it would not be wrong to claim that he is the Japanese equivalent of the legend, Babe Ruth. The player is Shohei […] The post The .... More »

Illinois Advisory Council on Player Safety + MORE

It was last month and I was routinely checking the inbox when I noticed a correspondence from the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) with the subject line “IHSA Request”. Of course this piqued my interest because it is not often I get information from the state high school organizat.... More »
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Why Sports Should be Fun for Young Kids + MORE

How Can Parents Help Athletes Have Fun? A sport parent asks: “My 5-yr-old niece is playing softball and right now she is experiencing issues of not wanting to bat with fear of getting out. It’s real bad and embarrassing, she keeps crying and having tantrums in the dugout. Also today after f.... More »
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The World’s Most Watched Sports Physicals

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: The real purpose of the NFL Combine is to do preparticipation physical exams on the athletes entering the NFL draft Will Sam Darnold throw? Apparently not. Will a .... More »
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How To Interview And Choose The Right Coach

As the summer winds down and you’re preparing for fall, it’s critical to ensure your kids have a coach whose style and philosophy builds their confidence. Whether your young athletes are already on a team or will be with a coach for the first time, it’s important to consider how a coach affec.... More »
When things get uncomfortable on a youth sports team, many parents and athletes resort to team-hopping. Let me explain first what team-hopping is not. It is not when your child finishes a season and moves on to the next level of competition. It is not when your child changes club teams because he or she is…

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When Arnold Schwartzenegger stepped out from his traditional action roles to do the movie Kindergarten Cop, I was more than a little skeptical. I was surprised by how much I liked it. The story was compelling and, at times, heartwarming. However, the most enjoyable part was watching Schwartzenegger’s action hero persona getting flustered by little children…

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Sticking with the theme of audio from yesterday’s post, here’s an interesting conversation among Digiday editor in chief Brian Morrissey, staff writer Eric Blattberg and Slate general manager Brendan Monaghan about podcasting.
Slate, which Morrissey writes has 15 regular podcasts, is “spinning out a podcast network called Panoply, which will offer its expertise to other publishers wanting to build their own podcasts…

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NATM 2011 Letter (3/22/11)


This post is from March 22, 2011 and is great to bring back for all to read.  I am unaware of any changes in Paul’s professional life, but this remains relevant! ========== During the month of March we will continually highlight the work of an athletic trainer.  This series will incorporate open letters about the […]

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