How to help kids build a positive relationship to sleep
As a parent, how do you feel about sleep? Is it something to look forward to? An activity you value like good food and regular exercise? A treat you’d like to have more of?
The answer is probably yes to all of the above—we grown ups wel.... More »
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
A recent study shows that head first sliding has a higher injury risk than feet first sliding
Additionally, breakaway bases also reduce injury risk from sliding
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Last week I introduced to you a great new fundraising tool called FlipGive. Today, I’m launching my own campaign, to show you how it works! I’ve started a campaign to raise money for Caps for Kids, an organization that buys caps for kids undergoing cancer treatment. My goal is to raise.... More »
What Parents Shouldn’t Do Before a Game
Parents, to boost your kids’ confidence and help them focus prior to games, it’s critical to know what to do and say before a game.
It may not be obvious how to act and what to say. Let’s start with some basic ideas for your pregame behavior:
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A Guest Post from Amy Tiemann, PhD
The new mobile game Pokémon Go has won the hearts and minds of millions of Americans with over 7 million downloads in its first week of release. This has happened so quickly that many parents are just catching up with this new craze.
What makes this game diff.... More »
The Institute welcomes JUGS Sports as sponsor of our Coaching Resource of the Month webpage.
JUGS Sports is the leading producer of baseball and softball training aids including baseball and softball pitching machines, hitting tees, protective screens, practice balls, batting cages and other practice equipment …
Eleven years ago my balance and mobility were better than good. My health was better than good. Ten years and seven months ago, I was a long way away from feeling anything remotely close to good about my balance and my mobility, or about my health at all. That was a drastic turn, and it […]
As strange as it may sound, when it comes to performance and health, many coaches can manage their cars better than they can manage their players. Every time their car goes into the shop, a full history of diagnostic tests, odometer readings, scheduled maintenance recommendations and past problems are available from a few keystrokes of the service computer system…
Sportlyzer has researched the many available sport coaching software packages available. They developed a list with brief descriptions of the online and offline tools to plan & analyze training, manage athletes’ data and improve communication between coaches and athletes and others.
If you are seeking new ways to improve your coaching, check out this technology…