Buyer Beware: Part III (Unequal Technologies Up To Its Old Tricks Again) + MORE

Buyer Beware: Part III (Unequal Technologies Up To Its Old Tricks Again) + MORE

The End of an Era: When a Child Abandons a Sport

This guest post by Laura Amann was originally posted a few years ago on this site, but it is worth a read again.  My days of gymnastics are over. So are my long hours at the gym. My nervousness and anxiety. It’s all in the past. No more ponytails woven with ribbons, no more glitter spray, no mor.... More »

5 Things You Cannot Turn a Blind Eye to in Youth Sports + MORE

Sometimes you just have to ignore the ridiculous behavior in youth sports. Going on a crusade to stomp out all that’s bad in the youth sports culture is a daunting task. You will do more by being a positive voice for what’s being done right and how to do it right, instead of constantly harping...... More »
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Learning A New Sport Skill Is Just Trial And Error For Your Brain + MORE

Just about every coach and parent, not to mention most young athletes, have heard the vague but obvious phrase, “practice makes perfect.” Quarterbacks wanting to complete more passes need to throw a lot more balls. Rising basketball players who need to increase their free throw percentage need t.... More »
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10 Things I Want My Athlete to Experience During Youth Sports + MORE

10 Things I Want My Athlete to Experience During Youth Sports Dear Coach, I am excited for my child to play on your team. As you put in hours and hours of your time preparing for the game, and I put in hours and hours watching the results, I would ask you to remember that […] The post 10 Thing.... More »
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How To Stay Calm and Composed in Competition + MORE

In “Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your sports psychology and mental training questions about staying calm and composed in competition. Visit Peaksports.com and click on contact us to submit your question for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game videocast or podcast. Do yo.... More »
A long piece on CJR.org argues that Journalism has a plagiarism problem. But it’s not the one you’d expect.
The piece is tied to coverage of the Fareed Zakaria case. The problem, writes David Uberti, is “that journalists have continuously grappled not only with the definition of plagiarism, but also how to respond to it…

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I was scanning my Inbox this morning when an email from Medco Sports Medicine caught my eye promoting the Unequal® Gyro Helmet Liner and Unequal® SOLO Helmet Liner with the claim, in big capital letters, that "HELMETS WITH UNEQUAL® PREDICT A SIGNIFICANTLY LOWER RISK OF CONCUSSIONS."
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national youth football championships 1416410811 1407225058 Buyer Beware: Part III (Unequal Technologies Up To Its Old Tricks Again) + MOREBy Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

High ankle sprains happen with body rotation, such as being tackled with the foot planted at the same time as changing direction
Most mild and moderate high ankle sprains are treated without surgery
Expect return to play to take longer than common ankle sprains- typically 6 to 12 weeks for young athletes, depending on the sport

We’ve recently written about the usefulness of ankle bracing in reducing the risk of common ankle sprains with basketball…

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