Why Do More Girls Drop Out of Sports Than Boys?
We already knew that by the time they are 13, seventy-five percent of kids drop out of sports, mostly because they’re not having fun anymore.
But research shows that girls drop out of sports at rates six times higher than boys.
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By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Backwards running can be used in training, with several benefits.
Forces across the kneecap are reduced compared to forward running, this backwards running can b.... More »
Back in June of this year, I did a Sports Edge show in which I asked a fairly simple question about youth sports. And the response was so overwhelming that I promised myself that I would come back to revisit the topic soon.
And today is that day.
What was that question?
What do you think is the bigg.... More »
Today, in news that shouldn’t be surprising, a recent study by the Minnesota Department of Health has declared Woman’s Ice Hockey as the high school sport most likely to incur concussions. In fact, MDH believes that these athletes are two to three times more likely to suffer a concussion.... More »
The scouts snickered. They looked at the time again. To this day the 5.28 second 40 yard dash time is one of the slowest for quarterbacks in the history of the NFL combine. His 24.5 inch vertical leap didn’t have them lining up at his door either. He had been a good, but not an
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For most families, other than our home, the most important asset we own is our car. Family life requires reliable transportation and there is no getting around that fact. Every time we leave our driveway headed to our jobs, practices, meetings and churches, it’s taking a toll on the car. Proper maintenance is essential, and that gets very expensive when we add up the costs…
The Olympics are just a few days away and the commercials, trailers and other press are really doing a great job of overshadowing the fact that Sochi may or may not really be ready for an event of this size.
The BBC trailer for the Sochi games is so awesome. Words to describe it – Haunting. Inspiring…
Time is running short for this conference as well, but I thought I would provide another opportunity for people to gain valuable information in the dynamic concussion issue. A friend of the blog, Katherine Snedaker, is putting on a novel conference; based around the return to learn aspect of concussions…
Note: We asked B/R writers who did not have formal journalism training to tell us how they learned about sportswriting.
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While I never took any journalism classes in high school or at the collegiate level, I always thought myself a good writer. When I attended Santa Clara University, my major was history…
I was tipped off by a fellow athletic trainer in a state where this .pdf (click first link below) is being circulated around. I find it interesting in the wake of the American Football Coaches Association meeting that this is being titled the way it is. Concussions in Football is how it is titled on the […]