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

Sport Technology Update: Realtime Feedback from Medball or Barbell + MORE

I first blogged about new RFID technology being implanted in a basketball back in 2012. I recently came across similar technology being implanted in a medicine ball or attached to a barbell. Thanks to Assess2Perform, coaches and athletes now can measure almost instantly such MOEs as: Angle of relea.... More »
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Pitchers: strengthen your legs and core to improve your pitching

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A recently presented study from orthopedic surgeons at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush sheds further light on the risk factors for injury in elite adolescent pitche.... More »

Sports Parenting Dilemma: When Your Child Wants to Quit

Has your child ever come home and said, “I want to quit!”? What is youth sports like for you? Would you take a few minutes to answer three simple questions? Click Here.        Related StoriesGetting Recruited: What College Coaches Want You to Know Abou.... More »

What It Takes To Play College Sports + MORE

“Give back. Be a good example. Play the game the right way. Graduate. Lead your community.” Augustana University Head Football Coach, Jerry Olszewski has the right idea about what it means to be a student-athlete. He recently sat down with USA Today High School Sports to talk about what it takes.... More »

3 Ways for Athletes to Travel Fit

3 Ways for Athletes to Travel Fit Whether it’s an away game, out-of-town tournament, or a family vacation, the chances are high that traveling is in your near future. And, if you’re anything like me, your body is likely not used to traveling on a regular basis. Unfortunately, traveling can t.... 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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