Binge Watching Sports + MORE

Binge Watching Sports + MORE

RecruitLook: NCAA updates social media recruiting rules

NCAA updates social media recruiting rules reposted from our partners at RecruitLook Social media in college recruiting has become too big for the NCAA to control. The solution? Change the rules for how college coaches can interact with potential prospects on social media. The NCAA could no longer e.... More »
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How to Respect a Coach That You Don’t Respect + MORE

Has your child ever struggled with how to respect a coach that’s hard to like? Has this ever happened to you? Your child plays on a team with a coach that, for whatever reason, you just can’t respect. You are frustrated with him or her, and your frustration rubs off on your child. The en.... More »

COPING WITH ADVERSITY: Are Sports Parents Shielding Their Kids Too Much? + MORE

 Teaching Youth Leaguers to Overcome Adversity: Perspectives From a Hall of Fame Coach By Doug Abrams Tom Izzo, Michigan State University’s successful head basketball coach, sat for a lengthy interview last month on “The Drive With Jack Ebling.” The recent inductee into the Naismith Basketbal.... More »
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On-Field Injury Recognition: If Not Now, Then When? + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A recently published study provides a 25 year data analysis of emergency department visits for injuries from youth soccer and shows a year to year significant in.... More »
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Can We Predict ACL Injury Risk? + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Some abnormal movement patterns, particularly with poor landing mechanics from jumping will lead to an increased risk for an ACL tear Video and forceplate moveme.... More »
 YOUTH COACHING: TODAY’S CHALLENGES, TOMORROW’S REWARDS
By Doug Abrams
 
A few years ago, one of my recent law students told me an astounding story about the high school JV football team that he and a friend were coaching as volunteers.  After practice shortly before the opening game, the pair hosted a team pizza party at their own expense…

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Binge Watching Sports

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junior football tournaments 1419389899 1197256097 Binge Watching Sports + MOREThe third season of House of Cards will be released by Netflix on February 27, 2015. The popular series featuring Kevin Spacey as Frank Underwood has been eagerly awaited by fans. Many of whom will watch multiple shows in one sitting in a practice known as binge watching (or binge viewing).
Binge watching began in the 1980’s when networks developed marathon programming featuring a succession of episodes of one show scheduled back-to-back…

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national youth football championships 1419389904 161271885 Binge Watching Sports + MOREIn sports, the goal is to win. Plain and simple. Let’s be honest, it is about whether you win or lose, not just how you play the game.
But there is a line that many parents and coaches cross when it comes to winning. And that line is the difference between winning and winning at all costs.
Why Winning is Okay
Besides the fact that winning in youth sports is absolutely fun, there are some other reasons that winning is really okay:

It gives players a sense of accomplishment
It gives them a reward for their hard work
It helps teams see what happens when they play together
It encourages kids to continue playing sports
It gives kids motivation to seek higher goals

Why Winning at all Costs is Not Okay
When winning becomes more important than the people who are playing, then the line has been crossed…

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On very rare and special occasions, we will see a couple celebrating their 50th anniversary. So many things have to fall into place for a couple to make it that long together that it can nearly be considered a miracle only God could have bestowed. Not only does the couple have to fight off all the sharp, poison-tipped arrows of life but just the simple fragile nature of the human body makes it very hard for both to make it that far…

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In response to a mom’s question: “Is my little hockey player taking sports too seriously?”, here are 6 signs that he or she may be doing just that.   Let them be little. Even as you help them grow up. Download my ebook now, 22 Ways to Let Your Kids Be Little Even While Helping Them…

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Burnout: When The Reasons Aren’t Physical

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national youth football championships 1419389898 998597823 Binge Watching Sports + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Pressure from parents, peers, or coaches can sometimes lead young athletes to quit organized sports due to “burnout”
We need to be on the lookout for signs of burnout and seek help early
Signs may include lack of enthusiasm for sports, recurring physical ailments, and generally declining sport performance

Last week I wrote about the things a high school athlete should be doing between sports seasons, and this week’s topic is a follow-on to last week’s post…

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