“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 »
Pregame Mistakes Kids Make
Just before a game, kids can derail their mental game by failing to trust in all that they’ve learned in practice.
Without trust in what they’ve learned, kids are more likely to play tentatively and to avoid making mistakes.
Instead, we want your young athletes to tru.... More »
Living in Minnesota, it can be a long winter unless one embraces the great outdoors. Having enjoyed spring, summer and fall hikes at nearby Lebanon State Park, it was time to see if walking trails could be as enjoyable in the winter. Friends who had recently purchased snowshoes encouraged us to give.... More »
Today’s topic is one of those sports parenting issues that I can see merits from both sides of the issue, and as such, I’m not going to take sides on this one.
But let me lay it out for you, and let’s see what you think. Here’s the story….
This has to do with sports parents who “volu.... More »
By Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Published research from the University of Cincinnati shows that visual field training has the potential to significantly reduce concussion rates in college .... More »
When I coached youth hockey until 2009, the association’s coaches and parents recognized that the players needed supervision on and off the ice. The need applied both to the mite and squirt teams (for players ten and younger), and to the high school team whose players usually graduated at about eighteen…
The best basketball slogans can bring a team together, unify a fan base and provide a rallying cry during the toughest moments of the season. Slogans can be shared at the start of the season, during the season or as a way to capture the team’s efforts at the season-ending party.
We scoured sources far and wide to come up some of the most awesome basketball slogans, the best basketball sayings and most inspiring catch phrases…
January 17, 2014. At its semi-annual meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, the National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) board of directors accepted results from several important NOCSAE-funded research projects which expand the scientific knowledge regarding sports-related brain injuries as part of an ongoing effort to increase the safety of athletes through the development of new helmet standards…