Is Your Child Doing Success the Right Way? + MORE

Is Your Child Doing Success the Right Way? + MORE
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The Greatest Fictional Coach Bracket: Final Four + MORE

The Bracket: Week 2 Results (SEE FULL BRACKET) The third week is complete in our search for the greatest fictional coach of all time. We had some more interesting matchups this go round. Four coaches are left. Who will move on to the championship round? Voting Continues Below Gordon Bombay (1) v.... More »

Head Games: Athletes and Their Body Images + MORE

To listen to this new podcast series, click on the above arrow. Welcome to Week 3 of Head Games! The mental game of youth sports is key to your child’s success and this week we focus on Athletes and Their Body Images. My co-host for the series is Diane Munoz, counselor, blogger, and recoverin.... More »
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How Sports Parents Can Help Kids Before Games + MORE

Young Athletes And Pregame Mental Preparation It’s so tempting, as parents, to give kids your top tips so they perform well in the game… This is because we want so badly for our kids to perform well, stay focused, and be confident about their performance. We can’t help but say things li.... More »
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Illinois Governor Signs Concussion Bill Into Law – UPDATE + MORE

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.... More »
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Spleen Injuries – Sneaky And Possibly Dangerous + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: The spleen is the most commonly injured abdominal organ during sports An enlarged spleen, such as from mononucleosis, places an athlete at additional risk of inj.... More »
Success looks like fun from a distance. Your child sees what he wants to achieve and is determined to be successful in his sport. I want to hit home runs like he does! I’m gonna work until I’m as fast as her! I will practice my shots until I can score 20 points a game! But…Read More

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Carlos is glued to his big flat screen. He is eating chips and using the feature that lets him watch football and soccer at the same time. Suddenly, his two-year-old son loses interest and needs some attention.
“Juanita!” he yells in the general direction of the kitchen, “you need to do something with Manuel!”
Silence…

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Is it a Sprain or a Break?

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If you have an athlete, there is going to come a time where they get injured. Ankle injuries are VERY common and can happen when you least expect it. So how do you know if it is a sprain or a break?
That photo is of my daughter’s ankle a few weeks ago. She had just finished cheer season and was returning to the dance studio…

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Think back to when you were a kid – maybe in the 1970 or 80s. For the most part, if you wanted to play basketball, you simply went to the local playground, or maybe a local HS gym would be open, and pick-up basketball games – games with no set teams, uniforms, refs, clocks, etc – would be flourishing…

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