Just FYI…..many of you know me for my work in the field of sports parenting. But long before I became involved in this area, I did my undergraduate and graduate work in psychology. And I specialized in sports psychology which, back when I was in college, was pretty much an unknown and uncharte.... More »
By Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) training involves use of KAATSU bands or pressure cuffs to temporarily restrict blood flow during resistance exercises
This type of tra.... More »
How to Handle Bullying in Youth Sports
Parents, it’s easy to assume that bullying won’t strike your sports kids.
Truth is, bullying is rampant in youth sports today.
Kids bully each other and even coaches bully kids… Even parents bully each other!
The weaker players are not always the tar.... More »
With a 5 & 0 record, a sensational new stadium and a new quarterback leading the charge, the Vikings are the talk of the NFL. With Sunday’s dominating performance over the Houston Texans, and previous wins over the Carolina Panthers and arch nemesis the Green Bay Packers, the Vikes have establ.... More »
Superheroes are defined as “benevolent fictional characters with superhuman powers, such as Superman.” Well, maybe it’s time to expand that definition to include non-fictional folks, and specifically, Shavarsh Karapetyan. Here is Karapetyan’s story. The world has seen many gr.... More »
Who will come out of Rio as this year’s summer Olympic Stars? With the opening ceremonies for the Summer Olympics in Rio scheduled for August 5, we thought it would be fun to review some very impressive performances from past Summer Olympic games.
With the focus of the World’s attention on the Olympic Games, it takes a special athlete to stand head and shoulders above the others in their field of competition…
EPL Previews: Can Southampton replace Pelle, Mane, and Wanyama? After Leicester City’s 5000-1 odds to win the Premiership, capping off what is, in all likelihood, the most fantastic championship in major sports history, the perennial powerhouses have gone hard towards defeating the slew of underdogs currently rising up the table…
How To Bounce Back From A Tough Loss It’s no secret that every athlete has suffered through a tough loss at some point in their athletic career — the only difference is in how well they deal with it. Of course, some losses are easier to bounce back from than others, but to potential to […]
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Gettin’ Schooled with Grayson: Should I play at the next level? Over the past ten weeks, Grayson Williams-Krebs has been an outstanding addition to the CoachUp family as a hard-working intern that knows the passionate required to play sports after high school. Although she’s headed back to the West Coast for her senior year at the […]
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This post is sponsored by Come Ready Nutrition, a company that offers great tasting sports nutrition products for athletes, including great pre-game snacks. Sometimes it’s all you can do to get your child out the door with all of his equipment and make it to the game on time. And in that hurry, nutrition is…
EPL Previews: Will West Ham live up to their Olympic Stadium expectations? After Leicester City’s 5000-1 odds to win the Premiership, capping off what is, in all likelihood, the most fantastic championship in major sports history, the perennial powerhouses have gone hard towards defeating the slew of underdogs currently rising up the table…