CoachUp Attends National Basketball Retired Players Association Conference in Cancún + MORE

CoachUp Attends National Basketball Retired Players Association Conference in Cancún + MORE
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Jammed Finger- See A Doctor Or Not?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A jammed finger occurs with direct impact to the tip of a finger and is generally a mild sprain that resolves in a few days Some finger injuries can be more seri.... More »

8 Ways to Cut Costs in Youth Sports + MORE

Like everything else, the cost of youth sports continues to climb. But there are ways to cut costs in youth sports. Here’s a few ideas: 1. Be choosy. Try one sport at a time per kid. Overloading kids’ schedules not only tires them out and leave them little time for creative freeplay; it al.... More »
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SmartTeams™ Website Offers Innovative Way to Increase Athletes’ Concussion Reporting + MORE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Concord, MA.  September 13, 2016.  Just in time for the fall sports season, MomsTEAM Institute, a leading child protection in sports education and advocacy non-profit, has launched a new website designed to improve concussion safety by showing how the immediate reporting .... More »

President’s Day: Lessons in Leadership from Abe Lincoln + MORE

  “No one is loved as much as you by the people. Don’t waste that power.” This is a quote from the movie Lincoln. It was spoken by Mary Todd Lincoln to her husband Abraham Lincoln. That’s a huge statement and reflected how much of an impact Lincoln had on our country. .... More »
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Coming Back From: Shoulder Separation

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A “shoulder separation” is a different injury than a shoulder dislocation The shoulder separation involves a sprain to the ligaments of a joint at the point .... More »
national flag football tournament 1409846024 1009187554 CoachUp Attends National Basketball Retired Players Association Conference in Cancún + MOREA couple weeks ago, several members of the CoachUp team traveled to Cancún, Mexico to take part in the 2014 Legends World Sports Conference held by our partners in the National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA). Close to 100 former NBA, ABA, Harlem Globetrotters and WNBA players attended the event including Moses Malone, Nancy Lieberman, Spencer Haywood, and Otis Birdsong…

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Protect Youth Sports, as a subsidiary of its parent company Active Screening, has successfully established compliance with the (NAPBS) National Association of Professional Background Screeners!  This industry recognition acknowledges achievements including:
- Commitment to excellence, accountability, growth & professionalism
- Proof of adherence to the industry’s strictest professional standards
- Ethical business practices
- Compliance with both national and international regulations and laws
How was this achieved? It wasn’t easy! NAPBS accreditation has been earned by less than 5% of the employment screening industry, so to achieve accreditation reinforces our commitment to quality and excellence in our industry…

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#TheFIFA5 A Recap by Snedaker

– theconcussionblog.com

Although the news of a concussion lawsuit is not really “new” anymore the fact that it was brought against FIFA was “earth-shattering” in terms of news.  Sure, the football leagues and even the NCAA have been targets, but for soccer to get the proverbial target painted on its back has really shook up the sporting […]

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flag football tournament 1409846011 156686082 CoachUp Attends National Basketball Retired Players Association Conference in Cancún + MORELisa here from Kids’ Sports Psychology to tell you about how my 6-year-old’s first soccer practice went- and why I hope your kids have similar experiences.
I’m here to report the practice went very well. I’m thrilled with my son’s coaches this year.
Why?
My son’s two coaches said they wanted the kids to have fun- and they delivered…

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Eric Simons, author of “The Secret Lives of Sports Fans: The Science of Sports Obsession,” has a piece in the Columbia Journalism Review with the headline “What science can tell sportswriters about why we love sports.”
I found what he has to say about why we love sports only mildly interesting, but what he has to say about how sportswriters talk about that subject quite compelling…

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MomsTEAM Presents Youth Safety Summit

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It is approaching quickly, but if you are in the northeast a week from Monday you really should check into SmartTeams Play Safe™: Protecting the Health & Safety of the Whole Child In Youth Sports By Implementing Best Practices.  There is a myriad of topics to be included: Sport-related concussion best practices The evolving landscape of […]

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