As a Sports Performance Consultant and author I get this question A LOT, especially from parents of young athletes who are trying to figure out the best approach to handling their son’s or daughter’s wins, losses, and overall approach to competition.
So is it good or bad? The answer is YES!
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With increased participation in high school and college sports, and injuries, including to the teeth, on the rise as well, the National Athletic Trainers' Assocaition has issued new guidelines (1) on how to prevent and manage sport-related dental and oral injuries through the use of mouthguards.
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by Nick LaSpada More often than not, Father’s Day is lost in gifts and sentimental cards that ultimately hold little meaning over the years. What really counts, at least to me, are the memories that explain your story and the journey of how you made it to this very day. I can remember playing ca.... More »
Saint Michaels University School has recently been the subject of a coach abuse investigation by Canadian Television and The Toronto Star Newspaper. The following is a follow-up radio interview with Dr. Goldberg and the journalist who put the story together for The Star, Robert Cribb. The coach und.... More »
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
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 »
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…
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…
Many 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…
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…