Curling Takes Us To Another Doping Low + MORE

Curling Takes Us To Another Doping Low + MORE

Sports Psychology Secrets: Taking a Moment to Reflect on Serena Williams’ Meltdown at the US Open

Like millions of sports viewers worldwide, I happened to tune into the finals of the women’s tennis championship at the US Open yesterday – and I couldn’t believe what I was seeing. If you haven’t seen the video by now (although I assume if you follow sports, you probably hav.... More »

COACHING TIPS: More Important Suggestions for Volunteer Youth Coaches

Because of the great response I had to my program last week on youth coaching tips, I felt compelled to continue with more this week. Again, these are aimed at volunteer youth coaches — most likely parents with kids between the ages of 6-12 – who are playing sports at the local rec level.... More »
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Why Communication is More Important for Athletes

How to Develop Confidence in Sports Kids Sports parents, and coaches alike, play an integral role in how your sports kids feel about the sports they play and their overall experiences. Often sports parents, however, can unwittingly hurt their kids’ confidence by being overly enthusiastic. For exa.... More »

Digital Health and Wellness for 21st Century Families

https://www.rootsofaction.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Digital-Health-Families.jpgThe post Digital Health and Wellness for 21st Century Families appeared first on Roots of Action..... More »

Turf Toe Injuries

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national youth football championships 1525450547 2127363949 Curling Takes Us To Another Doping Low + MOREBy Amol Saxena, DPM
Podiatric Surgeon, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Palo Alto California
Consulting Physician, USA Track and Field
Past President, American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
 
The term “Turf toe” originally was used to describe injuries of the big toe joint sustained by American football players on artificial turf in the 1970s…

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Curling Takes Us To Another Doping Low

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

A Russian curler is accused of using a banned performance enhancing drug called Meldonium
Performance enhancing substance use amongst high school aged athletes is reasonably common, with legal substances such as creatine, caffeine, and protein powders
Illegal substances used by high school aged athletes such as steroid precursors (andro and DHEA), anabolic steroids, and human growth hormone can carry serious and potentially permanent health risks and must be avoided…

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