Coach Spotlight Series: Mark Phillips on Building Relationships with Athletes + MORE

Coach Spotlight Series: Mark Phillips on Building Relationships with Athletes + MORE
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Looking for a Good Pair of Youth Sports Cleats? Here’s the Top Sellers + MORE

When looking to buy your child youth sports cleats, the choices are many. And the hours you can spend that you really don’t have can quickly add up as you tried to shop around and choose. One good way to determine what’s the best choice is to see what others have bought. Usually if they..... More »

Inadequate Helmet Fit Increases Concussion Severity In High School Football Players

High school football players who sustain concussions while wearing improperly fitted helmets are at higher risk of experiencing more symptoms and taking longer to recover than those who are concussed wearing properly fitted helmets, with concussions of longer duration also more common in players w.... More »
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Improvements In Youth Sports Safety Seen At State Level, But Work Remains + MORE

Statistics released by the National Athletic Trainers' Association in March 2016 show improvement in the number of states that have adopted best practices in three major areas of sports safety, but that safety gaps persist. The number of states (and percent improvements since the 2014-15 school .... More »
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Stress Relief for Families with ADHD: The Value of Mindfulness + MORE

The concept of stress relief has far greater implications for families with ADHD than it might seem. That’s because parenting a child with ADHD is demanding, with its impact on parents often underappreciated. There is a common insinuation that ADHD is not “real.” Some people think parents just.... More »

ABUSIVE SPORTS PARENTS: Why Are So Many HS Coaches Quitting? A National Epidemic

We have known for some years now that sports parents have become an increasing issue for HS coaches as Moms and Dads often intervene or meddle with the coaches upon behalf of their youngster. Coaches would often remark to each other that the “best kids to coach were those who were orphans. But.... More »
flag football tournament 1456877149 85100649 Coach Spotlight Series: Mark Phillips on Building Relationships with Athletes + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

It’s very important to have a discussion with parents prior to the club season to establish a decision process for dealing with on-field injuries
A good preseason discussion will reduce in season misunderstandings and stress especially around return to play protocols

It’s impossible to get through medical school without using memory aids such as mnemonics or acronyms…

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We’re back with an early week Spotlight, this time on Mark Phillips, one of CoachUp’s oldest and most reliable coaches on the platform. For years, Coach Mark has made a living alongside us by offering fair, honest coaching while also creating long-lasting relationships that keeps athletes coming back for more…

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