Confessions from an Adult Child of an Alcoholic + MORE

Confessions from an Adult Child of an Alcoholic + MORE
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Coach Spotlight Series: Lauren Richards + MORE

The ever-so popular Coach Spotlight Series is back for another round! We’re headed back outdoors and to the pitch this week as we interviewed Lauren Richards, a superstar soccer coach from Frisco, Texas. Coach Lauren is one of our top soccer coaches in the country, so we wanted her to impart s.... More »
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Young Athletes Who Suffer From Pregame Jitters Podcast

Pregame Jitters in Young Athletes Do your kids interpret pregame jitters as something is wrong with them before they compete? Often, the pregame jitters can help kids focus better and boost their energy just before a game. However, those butterflies and sweaty palms are more than just jitters; they.... More »
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Young Japanese Woman Breaks Into Australian Rugby + MORE

Rugby is one of the most important and most followed sports in Australia. But for a young Japanese woman to make an inspirational career in rugby is something unheard of. This is the story of Ayane Hirata, who has gone on to inspire so many Japanese women that there are so many who are following on .... More »
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WHEN THE CHEERING STOPS: How Do You Prepare for the End of Your Child’s Playing Days? + MORE

It’s a topic that isn’t discussed, but whether we like it or not, we will all have to come to grips with it at some point. In short, what does a sports parent do when a youngster’s sports career comes to an end? For most athletes, that day will be the very last game that they play .... More »

Terry Ott: Former Canadian Football League Star Terry Metcalf To Sue League + MORE

Terry Ott has filed this report to The Concussion Blog, again this is his journalism, we offer up the space for him to publish.  If you want to post here feel free to contact us.   ==========   Will Claim Debilitating Injury From Multiple Concussions and “Neglectful” Treatment     H.... More »

After my recent trip to Orlando, I now have the answer to the question that millions of parents and children ask on a daily basis.
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youth flag football tournaments 1406082398 2005444962 Confessions from an Adult Child of an Alcoholic + MOREIf every youth sports team took the time to list their core values and then worked to implement them throughout the season, I think that things might look a bit differently in today’s youth sports culture.
Coaches and parents are so busy buying uniforms, finding a place to practice, setting up volunteer lists, and organizing equipment that it’s way too easy for them to forget the value of youth sports…

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A CJR Behind the News piece asserts that “Twitter and factchecking don’t mix during debates.” Televised presidential debates, that is.
Writer David Uberti, citing a University of Texas study, points out that “most journalists resort to either stenography or snark when live-tweeting presidential debates…

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Terry Ott files a follow-up regarding the law suit in Canada and Arland Bruce.  This is his commentary on the coverage of the issue; all information, illustrations, pictures and links are his. ========== DOES CANADA’S TSN, THE HOST CFL BROADCASTER, APPEAR TO BE “CIRCLING THE WAGONS” OVER ARLAND BRUCE III CONCUSSION LAWSUIT AND SUBSEQUENT NATIONAL […]

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I received this email late last night: Friends…. Assemblyman Cooley’s office just phoned to say that Gov. Brown has signed Ca. AB 2127, making California the first state to legislate reduced contact on high school practice fields.  As you know, other states have taken similar action via their governing bodies of high school athletics but, […]

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Every time my boss would walk in I would get nervous. I’d bury myself into my computer screen hoping to not be noticed. I felt like an eleven year old in a room full of adults.  The problem was that I was in my thirties. A deeply rooted fear of authority and constant need to please ruled my world…

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President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Hamstring injuries can take a long time to fully heal, ranging from 3 to 8 weeks for most young athletes
See a physician soon after injury if you heard or felt a “pop”
Full recovery is needed before return to sports in order to lower your chance of reinjury

Hamstring injuries are common in any sport involving sprinting, jumping, or rapid change of direction…

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