Bad Behavior Causes Injuries + MORE

Bad Behavior Causes Injuries + MORE
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How to Help Kids Get Back on Track When Distracted + MORE

Applying The 3 R’s of Refocusing in Youth Sports It may sound silly, but sports kids can get really distracted by what they’re wearing and what their teammates and opponents are wearing. Take swimmers, for example. One middle school student tells us she gets really distracted by overweight .... More »
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ACL Surgery in Growing Adolescent Kids

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: We are seeing more ACL injuries in young growing athletes than we used to several decades ago, and more young athletes choose to have early ACL surgery ACL surge.... More »

6 Things You Should See From the Sidelines as You Watch Your Child Play

As you sit on the sidelines, what are you watching most? The score? The time-clock, your phone, or your child? As hard as it is, I’d like to suggest that you tear your eyes away from the scoreboard and focus more on what you observe as you watch your child. There some important things that...R.... More »
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When Will What We Know Change What We Do in Youth Sports? + MORE

“My daughter and I had to miss her grandfather’s funeral when she was 12 for a cheerleading competition.” I had to read that twice to be sure what I was reading. This was an actual comment we received recently on Facebook. We receive a lot of heartbreaking stories from readers, but this one se.... More »
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9 Questions Every Youth Sports Parent Should Answer + MORE

9 Questions Every Youth Sports Parent Should Answer With another new school year quickly approaching and season openers around the corner, you may already have questions about what fall youth sports will hold for you and your child. Will the coach see my child’s potential? Will my child get enoug.... More »

Bad Behavior Causes Injuries

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flag football tournament 1466608087 1518854534 Bad Behavior Causes Injuries + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Part of the reason for rules in sports is to help ensure the safety of the athletes playing the sport
It’s estimated that perhaps 10% of the injuries in youth and high school sports are the direct result of fouls or other illegal activity…

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Impress Your Youth Sports Coach in 5 Steps If your child is in a fight for playing time during youth sports and feels as if the coach hasn’t noticed her yet, it’s time to learn the art of getting on the coach’s radar. This is an important tactic if your child wants more playing time, hopes […] The post Impress Your Youth Sports Coach in 5 Steps appeared first on CoachUp Blog.

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