By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Recovery and return to play after ankle sprains will vary depending on the severity of the injury, and the injured athlete’s unique healing response
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On the road to sports success, young athletes need two ingredients, innate skills and the willingness and determination to get better. We all know boys and girls who showed early promise that got them noticed but then didn’t have the drive to practice every day to develop that talent. .... More »
How Referee Shortages Threaten Player Safety
By Doug Abrams
On March 27, the Charlotte (N.C.) Observer published a thoughtful article by Tim Stevens, “Abusive Fans Make It Tougher to Recruit High School Sports Refs.” The article led with this troublesome forecast: “Irate high school sport.... More »
Most youth sports coaches will tell you that one of the most fun nights of the year is when their team has their season-ending party. It might be held at the coach’s house, a team parent’s residence or a local restaurant. Folks eat, drink and talk about some of the great times that happe.... More »
If your child has aspirations to play in college, you may have already started making videos for schools. When my daughter was playing softball in high school, my husband began recording her as she played, and set out to make a video for college coaches. We sent it to several schools, and the poor r.... More »
Cussing is so prevalent in today’s world that many people almost don’t even hear it anymore. We are so desensitized to it that words that would have never been used when coaching kids 20 years ago are regularly being used today in youth sports.
No matter how you feel about cussing around kids or in youth sports, the fact is that there are just some things cussing won’t do for a coach:
Public leaders and Presidents get a lot of attention, and they should because their leadership roles are very important. But as many of you know, one of the most important leadership roles is at home, as dad.
Each February, we honor some of the men who have led our great country. Two of our most well-known Presidents, George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, were born in February, and every third Monday in February is President’s Day when we honor all Presidents for serving and leading our country…