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

Don’t Let An Injury Stop You From Exercising + MORE
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How to Help Young Athletes Overcome Social Approval + MORE

Coping With Pressure in Youth Sports In the new video series “Sports Parents Success Tips,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your youth sports psychology and mental training questions that deal with sports parents and the mental game challenges their sports kids have. Visit and cl.... More »

SPORTS PARENTING TRENDS: Where Have We Been….and Where Are We Going?

I’ve known Bob Bigelow for close to two decades as a sports parenting advocate like myself. Back in the mid-1970s, Bob was a 6-8 sharp-shootingAll-Ivy forward at Penn who was so talented that he became a first-round draft choice in the NBA. After Bob’s playing days came to an end, Bob an.... More »

Wichita State teaches young athletes about injury

This story is a couple weeks old now, but it is so utterly fantastic that we couldn’t help but share, even now. As a reader of this blog, you probably know that CoachUp believes parents and coaches have a massive responsibility to keep our young athletes safe. So, when we found out that Wichi.... More »

California Senator wants to ban tobacco from youth sports + MORE

California Senator wants to ban tobacco from youth sports Out in California, lawmakers and State Senator Richard Pan are trying to introduce a new bill that would change everything in youth sports. No, it doesn’t have to do with goal-scoring or rule changes on the field; instead, it has everyt.... More »

When You Think Your Child isn’t Trying Hard Enough

For some parents, sitting and watching their child play sports is a practice in self-control. Especially when your child isn’t trying hard enough, at least in your mind she’s not. Your frustrations either comes out in what you yell to your child or in your body language as you sigh loud.... 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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