Staying on top of the latest sports nutrition
information is a challenge. That's why I attend the annual meeting of the
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). ACSM is a professional organization
for sports medicine doctors and health-care providers, sport dietitians,
exercise physiologists and.... More »
By Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
We have a strong cultural bias towards early sport specialization, with the belief that specialization from the youngest ages is the best way to achieve elite statu.... More »
I remember the day I coached my son TJ’s first soccer game. He was only five, and I was so proud, so excited, and couldn’t wait for him to play the game I loved. There was one problem. He didn’t want to play. When the game was about to start, he said, “Dad I don’t
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With increased participation in high school and college sports, and injuries, including to the teeth, on the rise as well, the National Athletic Trainers' Assocaition has issued new guidelines (1) on how to prevent and manage sport-related dental and oral injuries through the use of mouthguards.
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Women as Boys’ Youth League Coaches
By Doug Abrams
Earlier this month, the champion San Antonio Spurs hired former WNBA point guard Becky Hammon as the National Basketball Association’s first female full-time assistant coach. The announcement led the New York Times to run a thoughtful article about women who have coached some of the world’s greatest male swimmers, including Olympic gold medalists Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, Anthony Ervin and Ian Thorpe…
Dog bites man: Poynter’s Roy Peter Clark has some more good writing advice.
Try this exercise: Go back and find a story you wrote three months or three years ago. The older the piece, the “colder” it will feel to you, enabling you to read it more objectively. Ask yourself these questions: What pleases me? What would I now change? How would I describe the voice of this writer? What important lessons about writing have I learned since?
That’s a spoiler…