COPING WITH ADVERSITY: How do You Cuts Kids from Teams During Tryouts? + MORE

COPING WITH ADVERSITY: How do You Cuts Kids from Teams During Tryouts? + MORE
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Timing ACL Surgery For High School Athletes + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: It’s very important to discuss timing of ACL surgery with your orthopedic surgeon I recommend looking out over your calendar and working backwards one year fro.... More »
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If I Could Kill A Word in Youth Sports, I’d Kill These 5 + MORE

Have you ever said something to your child you wished you could take back? Between the car ride to the game, the stands, the sidelines, and the car ride home from the game, there’s a lot of damaging words spoken by parents to their athletes. Words can hurt. Words can cause lifelong damage. W.... 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 »
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Is Sugar Killing Our Kids?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Processed sugar and high fructose corn syrup are likely responsible for a number of negative health issues, such as obesity and metabolic syndrome Create a lifet.... More »

TRENDS IN SPORTS: More Discussion of E-Gaming as Sport

Building upon Doug Abram’s superb column from earlier this week about the threat that videogames pose to our kids’ long-term health, I presented to the WFAN listening audience this straightforward question: knowing how popular videogaming has become in recent years with our kids, has it.... More »
To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. Welcome to my All Star Podcasting Series! Episode #10 Over the past 10 weeks, we’ve had indepth discussions about: Nutrition Safety Mental Toughness Coaches Playing Time Your Child’s College Dream Time-saving Tips for Busy Sports Parents Setting Goals Communication Travel Teams Today’s Podcast: How to Work…

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I want to talk about the age-old concern about getting cut from a team. I want you to consider this potentially life-changing event from the vantage point of the coach, from that of the athlete, and from the perspective of the parent as well.
As long as there has been competitive sports and teams, the truth is, there are usually too many kids who want to be on the team…

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