Illinois Governor Signs Concussion Bill Into Law – UPDATE + MORE

Illinois Governor Signs Concussion Bill Into Law – UPDATE + 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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How to Show Your Child That You BELIEVE in Him + MORE

BELIEVE. Do you understand the power of that one word? There are many words that we as parents say to our kids that empower them, but one of the strongest words I’ve seen that builds my kids up is the word “believe.” Believe is a word on a sign in the Clemson football meeting room..... More »
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Timing ACL Surgery For High School Athletes + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: It’s very important to discuss timing of ACL surgery with your orthopedic surgeon I recommend looking out over your calendar and working backwards one year fro.... More »
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NEW Swimming Award Certificates Make a Splash! + MORE

These swimming award certificates will come in handy for all types of swimming occasions. When kids learn how to swim, take their first dive into the pool or just excel at swimming, it might be time to recognize their achievements in a memorable way. This 6-pack bundle of swimming certificates templ.... More »
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How Do I Balance My WHY with the Demands of the Youth Sports Culture? + MORE

“This season was a disaster.” A former colleague of mine said to me recently. “We had a ton of fun, the kids learned a lot of new skills and gelled as a team, but we didn’t win as many games as last season.” “Fun and learning are the two primary things we always wanted out The post How D.... More »
flag football tournaments 1438725720 1686997802 Illinois Governor Signs Concussion Bill Into Law – UPDATE + MOREI can remember playing Fantasy Football some 40 years ago with 5 of my junior high friends. Armed with old Sporting News and Sports Illustrated magazines, our chief strategy in the early years was to pick running backs first and keep an eye out for quarterbacks who also like to run near the goal line…

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Founder of Champion Physical Therapy and Performance, Boston, MA
Key Points: (comments below from Dev Mishra, M.D.)

This article is written by Mike Reinold, a colleague and friend who happens to be one of our country’s foremost experts on pitching mechanics and pitching injuries
This article appeared in Reinold’s blog
Last week we wrote about overuse being the main factor in risk for pitching injury, but here Mike goes one step further and says that lack of education and awareness from coaches (and likely parents) is the cause of the overuse
Improved awareness of guidelines for safe pitching should lead to a reduction in pitching injuries

This article that you are about to read is really disappointing…

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UPDATED: 15:20, see below… Yesterday Illinois Gov. Rauner signed  SB0007 into law making it Public Act 099-0245 effectively titled Youth Sports Concussion Safety Act bringing a much more robust set of standards when dealing with concussions in Illinois. The bill/law is basically an extension of the IHSA Policies regarding concussions plus some strengthening for player/participant safety…

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