That terrible episode that occurred in Steubenville, Ohio a couple of years ago refuses to go away.
Very briefly, in a town where HS football is a big, big deal, two star players were convicted of digitally penetrating a passed-out 16-year-old girl who had drunk too much at an all-night party. Digit.... More »
Although he’s off on a cruise right now and we’re very jealous in chilly Boston, we wanted to highlight one of our wonderful interns, Jack. He’s been with us since January, offering his current student-athlete perspective wherever he can. Born and raised in Massachusetts, Jack has .... More »
When I think about art projects for kids, I instantly recall the time my 4-year-old daughter spilled a plastic container of paint over the head of our new Jack Russell Terrier puppy. The painting project I had carefully planned and organized evolved into a very long afternoon of complicated cleanup..... More »
By Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
It’s important to see a doctor trained in sport concussion management after a concussion. Not all doctors know about return to play protocols.
Appropriate doctors.... More »
Hat tip to B/R Lead Writers Editor Jake Leonard for pointing out this Vox piece headlined “15 ways to tell if that science news story is hogwash.”
As Jake points out, the wisdom in that piece, which is a guide to spotting the flaws in news reports about scientific studies, could be used .... More »
Just a quick medical tip for those sports parents who have daughters who play sports.
According to a number of medical studies, female athletes suffer anywhere from 4 to 7 times more ACL tears than their male counterparts do. Many Moms and Dads aren’t aware of this painful reality, but it’s true…
It is the time of year for spring cleaning. For me I begin to think of our garage, which happens to be super cluttered, grimy, and just all-around dirty right now. There are storage boxes which need to be emptied or removed. Trips to the Goodwill are needed. The search for warm weather and outdoor equipment and toys is needed as well…
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University
I am frequently asked questions about resistance training (otherwise called “weight training”) for young athletes. Is it “right” or “wrong”? When is the right age to start? How can it be done safely? A recently published consensus statement in the British Journal of Sports Medicine from several highly renowned sports medicine professionals has detailed answers…
We’ve all been afraid of being that table in a restaurant. Aidan is more interested in playing musical chairs than sitting still in his. Josie refuses to use her inside voice. Luke and Lauren keep exchanging mac and cheese torpedoes across the table. Eating out with young kids doesn’t have to be a stressful battle royale – with some planning and practice, your family can enjoy peaceful meals out…
Communities make a positive difference for children and families when they connect around common values, form meaningful relationships with each other, and provide resources that help kids flourish in life.
We know this to be true, not just from the recent research published in the journal, Youth & Society, but because we know deep in our bones that the African proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child,” is spot-on…
Today’s version of Our Changing World of Sports Media comes to you from spring training, where the Washington Nationals, unlike certain fellow citizens of our nation’s capital, have agreed to stop using drones.
Poynter’s Andrew Beaujon reports that the club had used a quadcopter to take aerial photos at its complex in Florida…