Don’t Say I Didn’t Warn You! 6 Things Every Parent Should Know About Youth Sports + MORE

Don’t Say I Didn’t Warn You! 6 Things Every Parent Should Know About Youth Sports + MORE

I Love WATCHING You Play! + MORE

By James Leath “STOP LOOKING AT YOUR PHONE!” yells Tasha, a point guard on the 6th grade YMCA basketball team I was coaching. Immediately, I smile and start to explain to her that I forgot my watch and I needed to make sure we were on schedule. Tasha rolled her eyes, clearly unimpressed .... More »
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Jammed Finger- See A Doctor Or Not?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A jammed finger occurs with direct impact to the tip of a finger and is generally a mild sprain that resolves in a few days Some finger injuries can be more seri.... More »
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The 10 Characteristics of a Great Youth Sports Parent + MORE

The 10 Characteristics of a Great Youth Sports Parent Amidst all the crazy, loud, pushy, and hovering adults are a select group of leaders minding their own business as they focus on being great youth sports parents. These parents may not get noticed much, but that doesn’t stop their efforts b.... More »

How to Help Your Child Compete in Sports Without Going Broke

Do you sometimes feel like you’re going broke with the cost of youth sports? It’s not unusual these days for parents to pay over $1000 for their child to play on a travel team. The pay-to-play culture has exploded and the statistics are rather stunning. A report in USA Today says: A majo.... More »
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Creating a Culture of Lifelong Fitness + MORE

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: The Aspen Institute recently published a summary of their ongoing research into youth sports participation in America. The report focuses on improving access to the.... More »
Full Disclosure About Travel Team Playing-Time Policies
By Doug Abrams
 This past summer I received a call from a friend whose 11-year-old son was playing on an expensive travel baseball team. For a few weeks, the coach had played the boy only about two innings a game, even in road games and distant weekend tournaments attended by the entire family…

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If you’ve spent any time around sports media in the last few days, you’re well aware that longtime ESPN anchor Stuart Scott died Sunday at the age of 49. Moving tributes have been pouring in since then, starting with ESPN’s own tribute video, narrated by Robin Roberts.
Kate Fagan spoke for the vast majority—those of us who never met the man but felt like we knew him anyway—with her espnW piece headlined “Whether we met him or not, we all mourn Stuart Scott’s passing…

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Snow Biking: 7 Beginners’ Tips

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national youth football tournaments 1420615699 1945746334 Don’t Say I Didn’t Warn You! 6 Things Every Parent Should Know About Youth Sports + MOREMany years ago it was believed by many that people need bikes when there’s snow on the ground like a fish needs a bicycle. Not at all!
Now, and for the last several years, snow fall might limit the number of bikers, but it doesn’t stop snow biking enthusiasts. Winter cyclists commute to work, ride on trails and venture out on frozen lakes…

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Timing Your ACL Surgery

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

Young athletes will typically need 9 to 12 months to successfully return to sports. Pick your most important upcoming events and work backwards for at least 9 months…

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Consider yourself forewarned. Youth sports is a mixed bag, albeit one that is totally worth the hassle! Are you prepared for the journey? I’ll tell you 6 things you should know in less than 5 minutes.   Let them be little. Even as you help them grow up. Download my ebook now, 22 Ways to Let…

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