A new study published in the Journal of Physiology and then written about by The New York Times is making waves for its intriguing look at the human mind and exercise. In which, the researchers injected a group of male rats with a substance that helps understand the effects of exercise on the brai.... More »
If you want to reach your potential as an athlete and go as far as you can in your sport, then you’ll need self-confidence to help you get there.
Physical talent, strength, great reflexes, coordination and endurance are not enough. You have to BELIEVE IN YOURSELF AND YOUR ABILITIES. You have t.... More »
by Ben Nadeau, Danny Moon, Terrell Brown, and Daniel McGuinness editing by Katie Curtis We’re back! You didn’t think we’d preview Copa America Centenario and then just completely sleep on the European Championship, didn’t you? CoachUp has assembled the same great team to brin.... More »
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
A woman develops about half her bone mineral content during her adolescent years, and healthy bone mineral content and bone mass lower the risk for stress fractu.... More »
In “Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your sports psychology and mental training questions about staying calm and composed in competition. Visit Peaksports.com and click on contact us to submit your question for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game videocast or podcast.
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Unfortunate and disappointing, injuries sustained on the field come with territory of playing competitive sports. However many sports injuries are actually sustained or manifest during off-season training or practice, outside of official competition. These injuries can be avoided by doing the following in your training; improving functional core stability, incorporating dynamic stretching into your workouts, and trying trigger point release methods…
One of our readers recently shared a story with me about attending a 10 year old AYSO youth soccer game in New York City. After watching the players struggle for a while, he asked a parent of one of the participants “how often do you practice?” The response: “We don’t practice. Here we don’t play […
If you’ve ever coached your kid’s sports team you know the demands it takes to do it well and spend quality time with your own kids. Imagine doing it as your job at an extremely high level. That is what Mark Richt, University of Georgia head football coach, does every day.
Not only does he have his wife and four kids, but he is also responsible for hundreds of players and staff…