Leaving a Legacy Like the Story of St. Patrick + MORE

Leaving a Legacy Like the Story of St. Patrick + MORE

COACHING TIPS: When Coaches Make Mistakes…

 When Coaches Apologize By Doug Abrams A few years ago, an acquaintance of mine was the volunteer head coach of a 9-10-year-old youth basketball team in a nearby recreation league. A mutual friend had introduced us months earlier, and I grew impressed with the coach’s values about sportsmanship, .... More »
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Can A Basketball Warmup Program Prevent Basketball Injuries?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Specific basketball warmup programs focusing on balance and agility show reductions in lower extremity injury rates These warmup programs are attractive because .... More »

Sports Parenting Podcast: Should You Move Your Child Up Ahead of His Peers in Youth Sports?

To listen to this podcast, click on the above arrow. Has your child ever been asked to move up a level in sports? In this podcast, I will talk with Dr. Haley Perlus about what parents and athletes should consider when making this decision. Dr. Perlus has a Ph.D. in Sport Psychology, M.S. in Spor.... More »

When children bicker: Stopping the fight before it starts

Guest Post by Dr. Laura Markham Bickering is not yet a full-fledged fight, but it could become one. Or it could just go on all day long until it drives you crazy. Some amount of bickering is normal, since kids are still learning how to express their needs appropriately. But bickering is always a .... More »
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How to Get Kids Mentally Ready For Competing + MORE

Mental Preparation For Young Athletes A parent asks: “My child doesn’t seem as mentally ready as some of the other kids in his league. I need concrete ideas on what to say and do to help my child prepare for competition.” “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”.... More »
 
Today we celebrate the life of the 5th century holy man St. Patrick of Ireland. When Patrick was a teenager, he was a Roman living in Britain and went by the name Patricius. He was from a well-off family. It was around this time that he was abducted to primitive Ireland and forced to work as a shepherd slave…

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Keys To Sideline Concussion Diagnosis

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youth flag football tournaments 1426647644 1538400731 Leaving a Legacy Like the Story of St. Patrick + MOREBy Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

A recently published study shows that the addition of vision testing (the King-Devick test) to our standard testing with symptoms, cognition, and balance can improve diagnostic accuracy of concussion to 100% in young athletes…

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 When a School Sports Team Protects a Bullied Classmate
 By Doug Abrams
 Middle school basketball games usually generate no headlines. The visiting team bus arrives, the teams suit up, and the players take the court for an hour or so. Parents and classmates cheer, the teams shake hands at the final buzzer, and the bus leaves for home

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