How to Help Athletes Cope With Intense Coaches + MORE

How to Help Athletes Cope With Intense Coaches + MORE
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How to Raise Socially Responsible Girls

A Guest Post from Katie Hurley, LCSW A thirteen-year-old girl comes to me week after week with a litany of complaints about social media. She doesn’t like the way her friends act on Instagram. She doesn’t like it when people unfollow her because they’re mad about something, .... More »
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Do I Need To See A Doctor Right Now For My Knee Injury? + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: The SAFE Method is a very handy acronym to assist any coach, athlete, or parent decide whether an injury is serious enough to require urgent evaluation by a trai.... More »
 How to Help Athletes Cope With Intense Coaches + MORE

Improve Sports Performance With Better PJs? + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Under Armour sells a set of special sleepwear designed with input from Tom Brady, that they claim has therapeutic benefits for athletes Brady credits the sleepwe.... More »
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Winning the Race to the Right Finish Line in Youth Sports + MORE

Kevin McLaughlin, USA Hockey’s Director of Youth Hockey Development, was not looking forward to opening his email in January 2009. He knew it was going to be full of angry posts. He knew he and his colleagues at USA Hockey would be accused of destroying the game and taking the toughness out of the.... More »
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Should Sports Kids Expect to Perform Without Mistakes? + MORE

Helping Young Athletes Move on After Mistakes A sport parent asks: “My kids keep hearing that they are supposed to aim for a game without mistakes, but to expect that mistakes are going to happen nonetheless. They ask me if it is possible though, to actually have a game with zero mistakes?.... More »
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President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Core muscle injury (otherwise commonly called “sports hernia” is being diagnosed more often these days
Treatment generally starts without surgery, utilizing physical therapy, but some athletes may require surgery
Surgery for core muscle injury has shown successful return to play in about 90% of athletes, and surgery should be performed by a hip specialist with expertise in athletes

Over the last 10 years or so we’ve come a long way to providing better and more accurate diagnoses and treatment options for athletes with groin and hip pain…

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Do any of these mealtime classics ring a bell? Vegetable shaming? Feeding Fido? Flat out refusing to eat?
I hear you. As a busy working mom with two sons who had “discriminating tastes” when they were younger, I know all about “picky” problems and mealtime meltdowns.

Ready for some drama-free dining?

Try these seven strategies the next time your child decides to stonewall you at meal time:

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How to Help Athletes Cope With Intense Coaches

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In “Sports Psychology Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers a question from Kay about what she can do when her son freezes because the coach is really intense.
Visit Sports Psychology for Athletes at Peaksports.com and click on contact us to submit your mental game questions for Dr…

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