Maybe Your Kids Inherited Your Couch Potato Genes + MORE

Maybe Your Kids Inherited Your Couch Potato Genes + MORE

SPORT SAFETY: Has HS Football Become an Endangered Species?

The last few years have been a rocky time for HS football players – and for their parents as well. So far this season, eight HS football players have died while participating in the sport. Clearly, no one ever wants to go through the heartache of watching a teen-aged son collapse  — and.... More »
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Top Youth Sports Injuries,Part 5: Smart Habits for Athletic Recovery + MORE

  This is the fifth and final week in the series Top Youth Sports Injuries series sponsored by the UHealth Sports Medicine Institute, part of the University of Miami health system. UHealth is paying me for these posts because they believe strongly in the importance of a safe youth sports e.... More »

The Way of the Champion

All-American. World-champion. Greatest shooter on the planet. Most Valuable Player…twice. Yes, I am talking about Steph Curry, the all-world guard for the Golden State Warriors. These are the things we all say about him – we all know about him – when the lights are shining brightly.... More »
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In Youth Sports, there is no LTAD without STAE + MORE

“Imagine youth sports was a room. On one end of the room, there is a door where everyone enters. At the other end, there is another door where everyone leaves.” So began a long conversation I had with Peter Hugg, the Head of Football (soccer) for Football New South Wales in Australia, on my rece.... More »

COPING WITH ADVERSITY: Are Sports Parents Shielding Their Kids Too Much? + MORE

 Teaching Youth Leaguers to Overcome Adversity: Perspectives From a Hall of Fame Coach By Doug Abrams Tom Izzo, Michigan State University’s successful head basketball coach, sat for a lengthy interview last month on “The Drive With Jack Ebling.” The recent inductee into the Naismith Basketbal.... More »
Growing up playing baseball in the back yard with my brother provided some of my most memorable experiences from childhood. I remember the time we were playing slow pitch wiffle ball and I got mad (I was probably losing), so I decided to break the rules and wing a fastball in there. Without flinching, my brother smacked that wiffle ball out of our yard, across the street and into the tree tops of our neighbors…

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Everyone’s Sore This Week. Is That OK?

– blog.sidelinesportsdoc.com

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President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Muscle soreness is very common when you start a new exercise, or are coming off a period of rest
Most muscle soreness is manageable with simple steps such as active recovery, hydration, proper nutrition, massage, and rest
Seek professional medical evaluation for anything that you would describe as persistent pain

It seems this week that every young athlete coming in to the office is sore…

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With college football season about to kick off, Bleacher Report’s been putting together a powerful roster of writers and video analysts. If there were such a thing as a college football playoff system for digital media, this group would be … ineligible, because they get paid. Right out in the open…

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youth flag football tournaments 1409144080 1324481007 Maybe Your Kids Inherited Your Couch Potato Genes + MOREOn the road to sports success, young athletes need two ingredients, innate skills and the willingness and determination to get better.  We all know boys and girls who showed early promise that got them noticed but then didn’t have the drive to practice every day to develop that talent.  Often labeled lazy or unmotivated, the assumption was that they chose their own path by not working hard…

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Little League Baseball works very, very hard at selling an image of joyful kids having a ball playing baseball. It’s an image that’s cut from the cloth of a Norman Rockwell painting of a simpler time in America.
But lest you forget…Little League Baseball has become big, big business…

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The National Football League is nine days away from the kickoff of its regular season.  If social media, fantasy sports, and hype are any indication 2014 is set up to one of the most watched seasons in history.  There are plenty of story lines abound: from each division, to playing time of newly drafted players, […]

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It makes you want to go back to simpler times. The only thing to worry about was her tripping and falling. Those were the days when your little girl sat in your lap and you could make everything better with a kiss. Now you are on the other side of braces. She has blossomed into her teens and boys have come into the picture…

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