Hootsuite’s six secrets of successful engagement on Twitter + MORE

Hootsuite’s six secrets of successful engagement on Twitter + MORE

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Several notable developments occurred this past week focusing on youth soccer – and most notably – on concussions and especially with girls and women who play soccer. Let me start by giving you the headlines and we’ll go from there: A new study,  just published by the Journal of the American .... More »

When Your Child’s Competition is on His Own Team + MORE

Is your child’s biggest competition in youth sports turning out to be someone on his own team? Perhaps he is trying to beat another player out for a starting spot or even just to get more playing time. All three of my kids faced this situation at various times in middle and high school. My ol.... More »
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10 Reasons Youth Sports Brings Out Your Crazy + MORE

Every time you go to a sporting event to watch your child play, there’s a good chance that’ll feel a strange metamorphosis take place. In a way, it’s almost as if an alien takes over your body. Your calm gives way to crazy and you are not even sure how or why it happens. Why […] .... More »

What’s Your Family’s Summertime Strategy?

Summertime brings vacations, camps, lots of outdoor fun, and of course, the inevitable sound of your child saying, “I’m bored!” I do not advocate filling every moment of your child’s summer; in fact, I think “boredom” every now and then is good for kids because it.... More »
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Football Offseason Workout Plans

Athletes in any sport can make their biggest improvements during the offseason.  It’s no different for football players. With the NFL Super Bowl nearly upon us, for most youth football players, there’s been sufficient rest time to enjoy a needed break since their own football seasonR.... More »

To Brace Or Not To Brace

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national flag football tournament 1412733489 816984131 Hootsuite’s six secrets of successful engagement on Twitter + MOREBy Lance LeClere, M.D.
LCDR MC, United States Navy
Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery
Naval Medical Center, San Diego, California
Note: this article first appeared in InMotion, published by the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and is available as a free resource
Key Points:

Use of prophylactic (or “preventive”) knee braces is common in youth football
Evidence for effectiveness in reducing the severity of MCL injuries for some position players such as linemen, linebackers, and tight ends is fairly solid
There is no evidence that knee braces can reduce the incidence of ACL tears

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), medial collateral ligament (MCL), and other ligament injuries of the knee can be devastating for football players and may result in significant loss of playing time and/or require surgical treatment…

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On the Hootsuite Blog, Olsy Sorokina writes about six lessons the social media platform learned when it studied its most popular tweets.
After listing the 10 most popular tweets and asking readers if they detected a pattern—full disclosure: This reader did not—Sorokina offers the six lessons. Read the post for elaboration, but they six, with Canadian spelling, are:

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The playing fields and courts of children’s sports abound with life lessons and character development. For me, they built teamwork skills, provided lifelong memories, and friendships. Sports taught me things about myself that have helped guide me in my life direction. For starters, thanks to Pop Warner football, I learned at an early age about getting knocked on your rear end and then getting back up to try to do it better the next time…

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