This is Part 3 of a 3-part series, Help Your Child Have a Ball in Sports, brought to you by AER, the first Automatic Ball Pump. How does your child get pumped up before games? Perhaps he has a routine or listens to music, or simply sits alone to focus. Maybe her team has a cheer a creative...Read.... More »
By Adam Bitterman DO and Simon Lee, MD
Rush University Medical Center
Foot and Ankle Section
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Foot and ankle injuries are extremely common amongst those participating in dance activities. Those impacting the lower extremity account for roughly 65-80% of all dancer in.... More »
Improving Self-Confidence With Mental Preparation
Parents, it’s important to recognize that confidence is the Number One mental game skill that helps kids perform to their potential.
And when young athletes learn how to build their confidence in sports, it can transfer to other areas of their.... More »
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
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 »
Have you ever wondered what kinds of sports parents our children will become when they reach their 20’s and 30’s? In effect, what the next Generation of Sports Parents will be like?
Will they become even more super-competitive than we are? Will they try to start their kids (our grandchil.... More »
To listen to the sports parenting podcast, click on the above arrow. If you’ve never coached, then you don’t know what a coach thinks, feels, and sees as he or she coaches kids in youth sports. In this podcast episode, I am featuring Joe Daniel of Joe Daniel Football. Joe Daniel is a the varsity defensive…
This is the time of the year in which a number of college baseball coaches put on 2-3 day camps, where prospective college baseball players pay a good-sized fee in which to go the college campus, and basically have a chance – along with dozens of other hopeful HS players – go through their paces to impress a college coach and his staff…
Do Youth Leaguers’ Candy Sales Violate the Child Labor Laws?
Fundraising and Youth Leaguers’ Safety
By Doug Abrams
Two weeks ago, Rick Wolff and lawyer Steve Kallas teamed up for a thought provoking show about the legality of a parent-led fundraising project favored by many high school and youth league sports programs…