Don’t Let An Injury Stop You From Exercising + MORE

Don’t Let An Injury Stop You From Exercising + MORE

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

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, t.... More »
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How To Support Your Athlete’s Coach + MORE

How Your Athletes Benefit When You Support Their Coach A parent asks a very thoughtful question: “What are the coaches thinking and how do I access this information, not to aide my child, but to become a better parent/coach/cheerleader/technician?” Truth is, if you want to understand what your .... More »

Sports Parenting Podcast: How to Deal with Player and Coach Bullying + MORE

To listen to this episode, click on the above arrow. Has your child ever come home complaining of being bullied? Or maybe you suspect it and notice changes in behavior that point to it? In this episode, I talk with Diane Munoz, a licensed mental health counselor who has been in the mental health fie.... More »

The Power of Hightower: Coach Tim just keeps on runnin’ + MORE

A few weeks ago, we were so pleased to support one of our very own as Tim Hightower returned to the NFL with the New Orleans Saints. Back then, a slew of injuries to the New Orleans Saints’ running backs gave Coach Tim a golden opportunity to prove that he was ready to contribute once again..... More »
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Sociability: How Families Learn Together with Love and Respect

Each of us wants our children to develop positive relationships—to experience the power of unconditional love, support, friendship, and encouragement throughout school and life. But we also know that creating and sustaining relationships is hard work—effort that requires a cooperative ability to.... More »
flag football tournament 1445994238 1958258468 Don’t Let An Injury Stop You From Exercising + MOREBy Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Being injured doesn’t always mean you need to completely stop all exercise or sport activity.
Don’t be afraid to have a discussion with your doctor, physical therapist, or athletic trainer about modifications or alternate activity during your healing
With proper guidance you will likely be able to continue some type of physical activity and you might even be able to use the recovery as an opportunity to correct some pre-existing issues and come back to your sport even better

Injuries are often viewed as some kind of exercise or training death-sentence…

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youth football tournaments 1445994236 1601777725 Don’t Let An Injury Stop You From Exercising + MORE“A growth mindset is when students believe that their abilities can be developed,” says Carol Dweck, renowned Stanford University psychologist. Dweck coined the phrase growth mindset after decades of research on how children and teens become successful.
Dweck’s groundbreaking book, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, explains that success and achievement extend beyond children’s abilities to their attitudes about learning…

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Believe it or not, parents and coaches are still majorly irresponsible when it comes to understanding the symptoms of concussions and the athlete’s consequential allowance back into the game. A recent research paper called “Post-Head Hit Return to Play Awareness in Parents and Coaches” suggests that our concussion problem in America has not gotten any better […] The post Uninformed Parents + Coaches Are Still Making Poor Decisions About Concussions appeared first on CoachUp Blog…

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