How to Help Your Child Throughout Tryouts + MORE

How to Help Your Child Throughout Tryouts + MORE

To Play Or Not To Play Youth Sports: That Is The Question + MORE

For parents like me trying to make sense of today’s youth sports landscape, there is a steady stream of new influences and impacts to consider when signing your child up for the next season. We are inundated with information about the risks of contact and non-contact sports such as football, lacr.... More »

School Is Where Teens Get Exercise, But It's Not Enough, Study Says + MORE

Even though adolescents spend less than 5 percent of their time at school engaging in physical activity, according to a new study, such time accounts for almost half of their overall exercise, and was still 20 minutes than the amount experts recommend. Researchers looked at data from 549 healthy .... More »

Should My Child Play Up? The Do’s and Don’ts of Moving Kids to Older Age Groups

Manchester United’s Carrington Training Center is not only one of the finest youth soccer academies in the world. On every field, the future of the club is evident, as aspiring young players dodge, weave, pass and move the United way. At the same time, everywhere you turn you stare at history. Ima.... More »
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55 Best Back-to-School Articles for Parents + MORE

Parents, are you ready for back-to-school? Your parenting mindset just might be the most important way to impact your children’s learning and development!  The following authors share the latest thinking and research on learning, achievement, family well-being, parent engagement, special need.... More »

New Sports Training Categories Added to CoachUp! + MORE

Here at CoachUp HQ, we’re constantly racking our brains to find new ways to help athletes around the nation progress in sports and life. But we wanted to take it one step further. How can we help our athletes and their parents in their day to day lives? How can we really make a big impact? L.... More »
School is starting back up soon and so are fall sports. This can be a stressful time of year for young athletes with summer sessions and team tryouts just a few weeks away. momsTEAM shared a few pieces of advice for parents with a child trying out for the team this year:

Emphasize that winning a spot on the team will only happen if she tries her hardest and puts forward maximum effort, and stress that she will not be evaluated on talent alone
Prepare her for the possibility that she won’t make the team…

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Turf Toe Injuries Can Be Successfully Treated

– blog.sidelinesportsdoc.com

youth football tournaments 1439341255 1172047063 How to Help Your Child Throughout Tryouts + MOREBy Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

“Turf toe” refers to a sprain injury to the bottom of the big toe joint
These injuries are common in football, especially in linemen
Successful treatment usually does not involve surgery and can result in return to play in 1 to 6 weeks depending on the severity of the injury

Many schools are starting more intense training for the upcoming high school football season so I’d like to take a look at some football injury topics over the next few weeks…

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