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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With the Sweet 16 kicking off tonight, there’s no better time than now to revisit one of our favorite posts from 2013! Below is a list of our favorite motivational speeches from the best sports movies. Not only do these coaches understand the preparation, strategy, and drills behind a great te.... More »
The 2016 NBA All-Star Weekend crushed it as usual. From dunks to skills and everything in between, the three-day event in Toronto didn’t disappoint the viewers. Of course, we at CoachUp were a little biased thanks to our friend Stephen Curry competing on both Saturday and Sunday, but we’.... More »
By Steve Chmielewski, DPT
Physical Therapist at Athletico, Westchester, IL
This blog post first appeared in Sports Medicine Weekly, founded by our partner Dr. Brian Cole
The author points out the need for proper balance training as part of off-ice preseason hockey preparation, to improv.... More »
HOW ADULTS’ ABUSE OF REFEREES
ENDANGERS PLAYER SAFETY
by Doug Abrams
On June 10, the Bakersfield Californian reported that all Kern County high school sports leagues experienced a shortage of referees and other officials again this year. The chronic shortage affected both var.... 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…