As a dedicated football player, Mike has been working hard all of his life, waiting for his senior year to arrive. And now it finally has.
As an up-and-coming running back, Mike started to earn real acclaim as a junior, including having some big games, and as a rising senior, he’s hoping that .... More »
Training and practice are 90% physical, 10% mental. But during a performance or game-time when it really counts, that ratio gets flipped, and 90% of your success depends on your mental strength and concentration.
What does this mean?
To become a champion you must train like one. Of course that mea.... More »
Every parent wants to prevent injuries in youth sports. Here are some real steps you can take. This post is sponsored by SPRTID, a player safety app that provides important medical information for coaches and teams to help them keep young players safe. Safety is a top concern for many sports par.... More »
With one day of the Vector Mouthguards in the book – a lightning shortened one – and a warp speed implementation it was time to get this puppy up and running. The players had not lost a mouthguard overnight, which is quite amazing because they always seem to lose their other ones, and al.... More »
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Stress fractures in the foot happen reasonably often particularly for athletes in sports such as basketball, volleyball, dance, soccer, and running
Fractures req.... More »
Camille Murphy simply loves basketball. Growing up in a house full of boys who loved sports, she was constantly living and breathing the game at a young age.
As she grew up, Camille would watch the likes of Allen Iverson and Stephon Marbury in her home state of New York, as they’d eventually become NBA superstars…
The Filed Claim in its entirety can be found HERE. You will notice the very wide scope and various Defendants. Certainly it will have to go through the process up in Canada however, it will definitely get some attention: Like this from The Toronto Sun. Or this from Twitter: The @concussionblog reporting that the #CFL is […]
This Nieman Lab piece on how the New York Times approached its coverage of the World Cup is a few weeks old. I’m still catching up from vacation. But it’s worth looking at, even if everyone involved was living in a world where Brazil had never lost a competitive game by six goals.
Can you imagine a world like that?
Anyway, most of it is an interview between Nieman Lab staff writer Joseph Lichterman and Times sports editor Jason Stallman, who talks about the organization’s strategy for covering big international events…
Let’s face it, all young athletes get distracted from time to time.
Some sports kids get distracted a lot-and don’t even realize it. Here’s the problem: Distracted sports kids aren’t focusing on what they need to focus on.
As a result, they often experience lower confidence levels and lowered performance…
I grew up on a golf course. My dad loved playing and when I was old enough, I was eager to join him. Summer after summer we would hit the course together. We played as partners in tournaments, had friendly competitions against each other, admired our few good shots, and laughed at our bad ones (after we were done throwing our clubs)…