Keep Pushing: A Response to Ashley’s Open Letter A few weeks ago, we received the wonderful open letter from Ashley, a high school athlete struggling with her experiences on the basketball team. Since we posted it, the letter has found its way to nearly 50,000 people and inspired many others i.... More »
By Marc Safran, M.D.
Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
And Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
FAI surgery is sometimes necessary to return the athlete to sports participation
Results .... More »
Sitting in the stands and watching your child sit on the bench is a tough pill for sports parents to swallow. It will never be easy, but there are two things you can do to make the most of the situation: It’s October, time for another Positive Youth Sports Winner! Who do you know...Read.... More »
We’ve all done it. Well, not you, but the rest of us have.
We see a play go wrong for an NFL team, and we can see who screwed up. We diagnose the blown assignment or mental lapse and assign blame to the offending player.
And really, unless we were in the huddle, we have no idea if we’re .... More »
If an athlete’s inner dialogue is made up of the voices they hear most often and most intensely in their daily lives, what are we as parents and coaches saying that can form a champion’s mind? Join us as we talk to Two-time Iowa High School State Basketball Championship winning coach, Nate Sande.... More »
Ever wondered if you will get a return on your youth sports investment? Is all that money you are spending too much? Is the expense of youth sports worth it? Everyone who makes an investment wants to know about the ROI–Return on Investment. What is the ROI for the investment you are making in youth…
People often ask me often what I think the most important piece of safety equipment is for a particular sport. I know I catch them off guard when, instead of saying a helmet, mouth guard, shin guard, or safety goggles (all of which are very important, of course), I say that it is best-made and best-fitting pair of shoes and socks which are the critical to a successful day of activities…