Can We Shift the Paradigm in Youth Sports? + MORE

Can We Shift the Paradigm in Youth Sports? + MORE

“10 Reasons My Dad is the Best Sports Dad Ever”

This post contains affiliate links which means I might get a commission if you click on any of the links on in this post and make a purchase after doing so.   Being a great sports dad has nothing to do with your athletic skills or your knowledge of the game. In fact, it actually has...Read.... More »

How to Raise Influencers

If you want your child to grow up a leader, not a follower, then you must raise influencers. Influencers do not follow the crowd, they forge their own path. Influencers care about helping others more than advancing their own agenda. Influencers see and sieze an opportunity to help others; while othe.... More »
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The Concussion Pill

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: The symptoms after concussion could potentially be reduced or eliminated if proper treatment is started soon after diagnosis The exact pathways that cause concus.... More »

COMMUNICATING WITH THE PARENTS: The Magic – and Power – of Email from Coaches

Using Email to Communicate With the Team’s Parents (Part One) By Doug Abrams  Community youth sports programs and their coaches increasingly seek to maintain open lines of communication with parents before, during, and sometimes even after the season. The term “transparency” is in vogue in p.... More »
Tony DiCicco is the former Head Coach of the US Women’s National and Olympic Soccer Teams and the Head Coach of the US U20 Women’s National Team. In 2008, in his return to international soccer, he coached the US to the FIFA U20 World Cup Championship in Chile. He had previously lead the Full National
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national youth football championships 1494404047 237929742 Can We Shift the Paradigm in Youth Sports? + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Fear of re-injury after a sports related injury can be a powerful influence in return to sport
This often causes an athlete to reduce playing levels, even though their recovery may be seen as a “success” from the doctor’s viewpoint
There are a number of techniques that can be used successfully to overcome fear of re-injury and allow for a higher level of return to sports activity after injury or surgery

As a sports medicine orthopedic surgeon, one of my primary tasks with an athlete recovering from surgery or injury is to make sure the patient gets the best possible outcome…

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Can We Shift the Paradigm in Youth Sports?

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I was recently in Ohio for a family event. At this event, my father and his friends began sharing stories of their childhood. Everyone shared stories of their days of triumph on the sporting fields in their small Midwest town. As the event progressed, it evolved into a full on discussion about youth sport coaching
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Can We Shift the Paradigm in Youth Sports? + MORE

Can We Shift the Paradigm in Youth Sports? + MORE
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Why Sports Should be Fun for Young Kids + MORE

How Can Parents Help Athletes Have Fun? A sport parent asks: “My 5-yr-old niece is playing softball and right now she is experiencing issues of not wanting to bat with fear of getting out. It’s real bad and embarrassing, she keeps crying and having tantrums in the dugout. Also today after f.... More »
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Athletic Trainers Are The Heroes Of Athletic Medicine

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A skilled athletic trainer (ATC) is an invaluable part of the student-athlete’s sports injury care Schools with ATCs will consistently have healthier athletes .... More »

TRENDS IN SPORTS: Should Varsity Letters Be Awards to HS Students Who Compete in Non-Athletic Pursuits?

On my WFAN radio show last Sunday we had a spirited discussion on whether videogames – or e-games as they are known – should be considered as a new kind of HS sport. Most of the debate centered on whether these very popular games should be classified as a sport…or simply as an activity. T.... More »
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When Can I Play Again: Hand Metacarpal Fracture + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Most hand metacarpal fractures in high school aged athletes can be treated in a cast, although in some instances surgery may be needed Cast treatment will typica.... More »

The Japanese Babe Ruth: Shohei Ohtani

There is a new sensation in baseball and he is from Japan. He is on a record-breaking spree and if we are to go by the numbers (and even performance on the field), it would not be wrong to claim that he is the Japanese equivalent of the legend, Babe Ruth. The player is Shohei […] The post The .... More »
Tony DiCicco is the former Head Coach of the US Women’s National and Olympic Soccer Teams and the Head Coach of the US U20 Women’s National Team. In 2008, in his return to international soccer, he coached the US to the FIFA U20 World Cup Championship in Chile. He had previously lead the Full National
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national youth football championships 1494404047 237929742 Can We Shift the Paradigm in Youth Sports? + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Fear of re-injury after a sports related injury can be a powerful influence in return to sport
This often causes an athlete to reduce playing levels, even though their recovery may be seen as a “success” from the doctor’s viewpoint
There are a number of techniques that can be used successfully to overcome fear of re-injury and allow for a higher level of return to sports activity after injury or surgery

As a sports medicine orthopedic surgeon, one of my primary tasks with an athlete recovering from surgery or injury is to make sure the patient gets the best possible outcome…

Continue Reading On blog.sidelinesportsdoc.com »

Can We Shift the Paradigm in Youth Sports?

– changingthegameproject.com

I was recently in Ohio for a family event. At this event, my father and his friends began sharing stories of their childhood. Everyone shared stories of their days of triumph on the sporting fields in their small Midwest town. As the event progressed, it evolved into a full on discussion about youth sport coaching
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