How to Help Young Athletes Overcome Social Approval + MORE

How to Help Young Athletes Overcome Social Approval + MORE

CoachUp Previews: European Cup Finals — France vs. Portugal + MORE

CoachUp Previews: European Cup Finals — France vs. Portugal At long last, we’ve reached the European Championship Finals and the host-nation France will face off against sloppy-but-successful Portugal on Sunday. Of course, these victors come on the heels their defeats of scrappy underdog Wal.... More »

COACHING TIPS: Learning The Japanese Way of Baseball

Rocky Pasquale has a most unusual job – a job in which he has been most successful. For the last 15 years, Rocky has been the head coach at the Keio Academy, a HS in Purchase, NY, which is attended by Japanese students. In Rocky’s tenure, the Unicorns have won five Sectional championship.... More »
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Can We Predict ACL Injury Risk? + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Some abnormal movement patterns, particularly with poor landing mechanics from jumping will lead to an increased risk for an ACL tear Video and forceplate moveme.... More »

The End of an Era: When a Child Abandons a Sport

This guest post by Laura Amann was originally posted a few years ago on this site, but it is worth a read again.  My days of gymnastics are over. So are my long hours at the gym. My nervousness and anxiety. It’s all in the past. No more ponytails woven with ribbons, no more glitter spray, no mor.... More »
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The Shortest Workout Part 2: Blood Flow Restriction Exercise + MORE

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) training involves use of KAATSU bands or pressure cuffs to temporarily restrict blood flow during resistance exercises This type of tra.... More »
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In the new video series “Sports Parents Success Tips,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your youth sports psychology and mental training questions that deal with sports parents and the mental game challenges their sports kids have. Visit Peaksports.com and click on contact us to submit your question for Dr…

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President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

This week I’d like to direct you to a Wall Street Journal article about Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry and his multi-sport childhood.
Delaying single sport specialization is a model we’ve written about many times, and here is yet another example of how it can work successfully

I write this post from the San Francisco Bay Area, where we’re pretty spoiled these days with our professional sports teams…

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Stephen Curry, Warriors rally from down 3-1 to reach back-to-back NBA Finals “We’re not going home yet!” Stephen Curry hollered that phrase in celebration after the Warriors’ big Game 5 victory last week and then, by way of Sunday’s result, he was eventually vindicated and right once again — but make no mistake, it wasn’t […] The post Stephen Curry, Warriors rally from down 3-1 to reach back-to-back NBA Finals appeared first on CoachUp Blog.

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