Lionel Messi and the Will to Compete + MORE

Lionel Messi and the Will to Compete + MORE
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Parents: Give Your Kids Permission to Make Mistakes + MORE

Do Parents Expect Athlete to Not Make Mistakes? Do your sports kids struggle with their composure or game after making mistakes? We receive this question a lot: A coach asks: “I coach a U16 girls team, and I find that while they are great athletically, they tend to fold under pressure and cru.... More »

DISCIPLINE ISSUES: An Ongoing Issue for Parents, Coaches, and Kids + MORE

This is a topic that doesn’t seem to be discussed all that much these days. And yet, it’s an issue that continues to be a real concern for coaches, athletic directors, parents, and of course the athletes. I’m talking about the art of disciplining athletes, especially HS and travel team ath.... More »

The Japanese Babe Ruth: Shohei Ohtani

There is a new sensation in baseball and he is from Japan. He is on a record-breaking spree and if we are to go by the numbers (and even performance on the field), it would not be wrong to claim that he is the Japanese equivalent of the legend, Babe Ruth. The player is Shohei […] The post The .... More »
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Top 5 Youth Sports Injuries and How You Can Help Your Child Deal With Them, Part 2: ACL Tears + MORE

I am very excited to be partnering with the UHealth Sports Medicine Institute, part of the University of Miami health system, to bring you a 5-part series of sponsored posts on youth sports injuries. UHealth is paying me for these posts because they believe strongly in the importance of a safe y.... More »

NEW: Photo Certificates for Softball

These new Softball Photo Award Certificates enable you to easily create keepsake awards complete with a favorite photograph and personal words of praise. Choose from 20 different designs including individual player options and team options. “Our original Softball Award Certificates is one of o.... More »

Lionel Messi and the Will to Compete

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Lionel Messi lay battered on the turf. As he raised his head from the grass, he spit out a mouthful of blood and a tooth. He’d just taken an elbow to the face, one of many kicks, elbows, and bruises he would endure that day. Soon after another player was given a red card for
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 1493169245 42731253 Lionel Messi and the Will to Compete + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

The biggest risk of managing a first-time shoulder dislocation without surgery is the chance for another dislocation
Decisions to proceed with or without surgery are complicated, and heavily influenced by an athlete’s age (younger athlete means higher risk of another dislocation), sport, position, and time in season…

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