How Low Self-Confidence Hurts Sports Kids + MORE

How Low Self-Confidence Hurts Sports Kids + MORE

Free Printable Training Journal Page for Girls

Back by popular demand!! A few years ago I created a fun printable sports journal page for girls to keep track of their workouts and practices. Recently I have had quite a few requests for the file again. Download the free printable training journal page for girls (or anyone, really). What you need.... More »

When Coach Makes Quitting Seem Like Your Child’s Only Option: Has it Ever Happened in Your Family?

Has your child ever felt like quitting was their only option because they had a coach that you or they struggled to agree with? Maybe it was his demeanor, the way she ran practice, his playing time philosophy, or her game plan? One coach stands out amongst the many coaches my kids had over the...Rea.... More »
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The World’s Most Watched Sports Physicals

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: The real purpose of the NFL Combine is to do preparticipation physical exams on the athletes entering the NFL draft Will Sam Darnold throw? Apparently not. Will a .... More »
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Helping Youth Baseball Players Deal with Failure

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Quotes About Curiosity to Inspire Kids’ Life-Long Learning + MORE

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How Low Self-Confidence Hurts Sports Kids

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Identifying Focus Issues in Young Athletes
A sports parent writes:
“My child gets fouled a lot, when the referee fails to make a call, or when it builds through a game, he sometimes loses control. This is usually anger boiling over. Also, when an opposing player talks to him (taunts) he can’t ignore it or recognize that he is winning and just let it go…

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national flag football tournament 1517339669 1411661715 How Low Self Confidence Hurts Sports Kids + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

When there’s a championship game or other important contest, it can be tempting to simply try and play through an injury
Some injuries could result in long term or permanent problems if you attempt to play
A better strategy is to involve your athletic trainer, physical therapist, and doctor to come up with a plan to allow you to participate, but reduce your chances of causing any long term problems

As a sports medicine doctor, I’m often dealing with decisions about return to play after an injury…

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