Mental Keys To Helping Your Athletes Move Past Mistakes… + MORE

Mental Keys To Helping Your Athletes Move Past Mistakes… + MORE

Brotherly Love: An Inspirational Story + MORE

This is a story of brotherly love and inclusion. More than three-fourth million Americans suffer from Cerebral Palsy. Still not much is known about this condition. It is in order to spread more awareness about this unique condition that Hunter Gandee, 16, from Michigan goes on a walk every year carr.... More »

ABUSIVE COACHES: Losing One’s Perspective During the Post-Game Handshake + MORE

When Coaches’ Misconduct Disrupts Post-Game Handshake Lines By Doug Abrams Late last month, the Omaha World-Herald reported that police ticketed a 52-year-old coach for suspected assault and battery on a 10-year-old opponent as the teams traded high-fives in the post-game handshake line after a fl.... More »
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How to Make This the Best Year of Youth Sports EVER! + MORE

Are you pumped for another year of youth sports? Is your child excited about playing and having fun? I am very excited to share with you something that will help you and your child have an awesome year of sports! It’s a first-time opportunity that I’m very excited about! Here’s how.... More »
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Three Little Words to Diffuse Your Next Power Struggle + MORE

Power struggles and back talk issues? I hear ya! In fact, “I hear ya” is a phrase I encourage you to try the next time your child complains about doing homework, washing the dishes, taking a bath, or – whatever the complaint department problem is at the moment. “I hear ya” is a great way .... More »

TRENDS IN SPORTS: The Joy (and Benefits) of Running + MORE

Next Sunday morning is the 40th anniversary of the running of the NYC Marathon, and in what has become something of an annual tradition on my radio show, I like to spend at least one Sunday each year talking about the sport of running. The truth is, among all the various athletic endeavors you shoul.... More »
youth sports 1429713003 557165131 Mental Keys To Helping Your Athletes Move Past Mistakes… + MOREToo often, kids get hung up on the mistakes they make in sports.
That means as soon as they goof up, they have trouble getting the mistake out of their minds.
They dwell on the mistake—instead of moving past it. They scold themselves for goofing up. They then focus on avoiding making more mistakes…

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No one warns sports parents when they sign up their child for his first season of sports that it’s not going to be all fun and games.  Oh, it may start out that way for you. But something happens as kids get older and the competition gets stiffer; the light hearted fun gets forgotten as many parents get discouraged…

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national youth football championships 1429713004 407452833 Mental Keys To Helping Your Athletes Move Past Mistakes… + MOREBy Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University

Key Points:

A recent study revealed a 924% increase in ACL surgery performed in the under-15 age group between 1990 and 2007
This study along with other data point to the need to do ACL tear prevention training in the youngest age groups


A recently published study in the open source Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine revealed some amazing – and somewhat disturbing – trends in ACL surgery…

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