Intended Consequences Lead to Unintended Issues: NCAA Settlement + MORE

Intended Consequences Lead to Unintended Issues: NCAA Settlement + MORE
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How Do Parental Expectations Hurt Young Athletes? + MORE

 How High Expectations Lead to Pressure in Young Athletes A recent NCAA poll of more than 21,000 current college athletes shed some interesting light on how pressured these athletes feel about making it big. The data, from NCAA’s GOALS Study of the Student-Athlete experience, and just reported in.... 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 »

WOC #21 Nate Sanderson, Two-Time Iowa High School State Champion Basketball Coach, On The Art of Engaging Parents in a Winning Team Culture

If an athlete’s inner dialogue is made up of the voices they hear most often and most intensely in their daily lives, what are we as parents and coaches saying that can form a champion’s mind? Join us as we talk to Two-time Iowa High School State Basketball Championship winning coach, Nate Sande.... More »

COACHING TIPS: When the Coach Shifts Your Athlete to a New Position on the Team… + MORE

As a dedicated football player, Mike has been working hard all of his life, waiting for his senior year to arrive. And now it finally has. As an up-and-coming running back, Mike started to earn real acclaim as a junior, including having some big games, and as a rising senior, he’s hoping that .... More »
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Be On The Lookout For Heat Illness and Exertional Heat Stroke

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Heat Illness is a broad term used for a range of problems such as dehydration, cramping, dizziness, heat exhaustion and a very serious problem called heat stroke.... More »
Yesterday was exciting for baseball fans because of all the trades that went down prior to the non-waiver trading deadline. It was also exciting if you like to see major media figures getting bamboozled by fake Twitter accounts.
Deadspin writer Barry Petchesky was like a Plutarch of major media figures getting bamboozled by fake Twitter accounts Thursday…

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In suburban St. Louis, Ladue Horton Watkins High School sprinter Annie Donnell ran the 400-meter dash for the first time this spring, after having run the 100-meters in her first three years on the track team. "I wasn’t really sure what to expect," the junior told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch after the longer race…

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Sure the lede looks backwards, but the overwhelming point, in my opinion, of the NCAA recent settlement on concussions has to deal with my profession of athletic training.  The issue is athletic trainers; the need for more of them and what happens if you cannot find them or afford them? Don’t get me wrong, the […]

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How to Get Out of a Rut


All men are susceptible to getting into ruts where it’s hard to break free. The definition of a rut is a “fixed and usually boring routine.” They can occur in our marriages, parenting, friendships, careers, and the things we do outside of all of those.
“Habit and routine have an unbelievable power to waste and destroy…

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