By Adam Bitterman DO and Simon Lee, MD
Rush University Medical Center
Foot and Ankle Section
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Foot and ankle injuries are extremely common amongst those participating in dance activities. Those impacting the lower extremity account for roughly 65-80% of all dancer in.... More »
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 »
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Nutrition bars are a smart choice when you need portable nutrition
Aim for nutrition bars that are made from naturally occurring ingredients and feature high pro.... More »
This post is sponsored by Ertheo, an organization that helps parents find opportunities to help their children grow, focusing on great summer camp experiences. There are millions of sports parents in the world today, but how many of could actually be described as great sports parents? .... More »
At a sports parenting event this past week in Norwalk, CT, several of the attendees mentioned that in recent years, there’s been a definite downward trend in terms of kids coming out for baseball and softball, especially at the youth levels.
That got me thinking, because certainly the populari.... More »
Some Friday reading.
Can the New York Times kill its blogs without losing the soul of blogging in the process? by Mathew Ingram, GigaOm
Is the medium the message? Or more precisely, is the format the message? The New York Times is closing or merging many of its blogs, including the popular breaking news blog The Lede…
When I was in high school, our neighbors hated us. They had no good reason until my dad gave them one. It was a beautiful 4th of July. Although it was illegal to light fireworks without a permit in our state, that was not going to stop my father. As the stars began to fill the night sky, my old man kicked off what he was sure would be a masterpiece of light and sound…
NATA has released an executive summary of a revised position statement on exertional heat illnesses to published in an upcoming issue of the Journal of Athletic Training, NATA’s scientific publication.
After an impressive 11-year NBA career, followed by a five-year stint overseas, one might think it’s time for California native Lamond Murray to step away from the game of basketball. Frankly, that’s not the case.
With two kids, a son and a daughter, Murray has always been interested in youth player development…