COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS: When to Have the “Santa Clause” Talk with Your Athlete + MORE

COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS: When to Have the “Santa Clause” Talk with Your Athlete + MORE

Drinking On A Schedule Not The Same As Encouraging Young Athletes To Over-Drink, Experts Say + MORE

  A new article in the New York Times quotes Kevin Miller, an associate professor of athletic training at Central Michigan University and MomsTEAM contributor as saying that "'best advice' about how to keep young athletes healthy during warm-weather practices 'is common sense.'&q.... More »
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Knee Cap Instability: Surgery Or Rehab?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Knee cap instability is common in young athletes, especially in girls who participate in jumping, cutting, or pivoting sports Most mild instability issues and fi.... More »

SPORTS PARENTING TRENDS: Are We Witnessing the Slow Decline of Youth Baseball? + MORE

As we approach the latter half of August, it’s ironic that as Little League Baseball from Williamsport becomes more and more popular each year on ESPN, the sad truth is that youth leagues all over continue to lose players. For years, it was thought that many American kids were just opting for .... More »
 COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS: When to Have the “Santa Clause” Talk with Your Athlete + MORE

Coming Back From: Shoulder Separation (Egypt’s Eyes Are On Mo Salah)

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 poin.... More »

TRENDS IN SPORTS: Should Varsity Letters Be Awards to HS Students Who Compete in Non-Athletic Pursuits?

On my WFAN radio show last Sunday we had a spirited discussion on whether videogames – or e-games as they are known – should be considered as a new kind of HS sport. Most of the debate centered on whether these very popular games should be classified as a sport…or simply as an activity. T.... More »
 
There’s been a lot of conversation in the media recently – and controversy and back-and-forth – concerning spanking. But spanking is NOT what we’re talking about today. What this post is concerned with is violence in our homes and, specifically, 7 steps to end family violence…

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Just a little background before I discuss V.J. Stanley’s appearance on the radio show this AM.
Although sports parenting concerns have become a continuously rising issue for more than 25 years now. and there have been countless articles, columns, and other forms of media outreach on this topic, the truth is that there are only a few individuals around the country who have decided that they wanted to step up and do something about this issue and try to educate all parents, coaches, and kids about the realities of kids in sports…

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