By Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) training involves use of KAATSU bands or pressure cuffs to temporarily restrict blood flow during resistance exercises
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It’s “Inside the Football Media” week at Bleacher Report. World Football editor Will Tidey is talking to some of the sport’s top writers and on-air talent via Google hangout. The week kicks off today with Oliver Holt of the Daily Mirror.
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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,
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Sometimes there is victory in just finishing. When I talk in this video about working through the pain, I’m also referring to the emotional stress. Sometimes that hurts more than the physical.
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Pressure And Social Approval
Often, young athletes worry too much about what teammates, parents, coaches and friends think about how they’re performing on the court, field or course.
When they seek others’ approval of their performance and abilities, and then don’t do well, they can feel inad.... More »
This continuing “Guest Series” is being authored by Terry Ott and will delve into the Canadian Football League and the issues revolving around it and brain injury. His process began nearly a year ago, but Mr. Ott picked up some steam with the release of“League of Denial”. He has since found himself running into dead-ends and basically […]
Quincy Avery, CoachUp football coach in Atlanta, recently participated in an interview with VolQuest.com’s John Brice (check out the full article here). Coach Quincy talks about some of the one-on-one training he’s done with Josh Dobbs of the Tennessee Volunteers. Here are a few excerpts from the article:
When Josh Dobbs and his Tennessee teammates headed home last month for winter break, they were challenged by the Vols’ coaching staff to stay in shape, keep working and find ways to improve…
Brewer Sports International has set their agenda for the 2014 Concussion Summit in New York at the United Nations on January 29th. You can view the full .pdf HERE. Time is running short for your attendance but I can tell you that this meeting will be well worth the time and investment. You can also […]
Meet Coach Randy H.! Randy is an All-Star baseball coach in Lafayette, LA, who has vast knowledge of the sport through both playing and coaching. He believes that what you put into baseball decides what you get out of it. He likes to focus on both the mental and physical aspects of baseball to help his players reach another level…
T.J. Yeldon, Alabama RBOne of Associate Head Coach Burton Burns’ favorite drills for his University of Alabama running backs has them hopping over pads with both feet, teaching his players balance and more importantly how to recover from a stumble. One of his many star students was Trent Richardson, who liked the drill…
In the new era of “bigger is better” in youth and high school sports, strength and conditioning programs emphasize muscle development over pure size. However, many kids get the formula wrong and simply bulk up with protein shakes, fast food and not enough movement.While we don’t typically think of athletes struggling with weight issues, they face the same battle as the general public in making the right choices and understanding their body’s unique metabolism…
The Grantland story “Dr. V’s Magical Putter,” published last Wednesday and initially widely praised on social media, ended up this weekend at the center of one of the most heated ethical discussions around a sports story I’ve ever seen.
I won’t recap the whole episode here because the whole point of this post is that I want you to go read up on it so you can learn from it…
Its the stuff every young baseball player dreams of – down by a run in the bottom of the 7th inning with the bases loaded in game 6 of the American League Championship Series. With a chance to become a legend, Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino tried to focus at the plate. ”I was just trying to tie the game,” Victorino told ESPN…
In the movie City Slickers, Billy Crystal feels the onset of a mid-life crisis and asks: “Did you ever reach a point in your life when you say to yourself: ‘This is the best I’m ever going to look, this is the best I’m ever going to feel, the best I’m ever going to do, and it ain’t that great’?” We’ve all been there…
It has become a tradition in football for players to hold up four fingers at the start of the 4th quarter, signifying that they need to dig deep and finish strong. Even if their legs are dead and they’re ready to quit, they convince themselves to compete for one more quarter. This type of self-talk motivation is used by many athletes but now its effectiveness has been supported by new research from the University of Kent…