Helping Sports Kids With Mental Preparation
In the new video series “Sports Parents Success Tips,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your youth sports psychology and mental training questions that deal with sports parents and the mental game challenges their sports kids have. Visit Peaksports.com.... More »
The Importance Of A Pregame Routine For Athletes
Let’s face it. Many kids join sports teams to be with their friends. That means they love to chat with one another.
But you want them to feel confident and capable about their athletic abilities.
And when they talk with friends just before a game a.... More »
Your child’s teammates will make mistakes; everyone expects that. Maybe because your child knows that, he may not think about the best way to respond to a frustrated teammate when he comes off the field, court, or rink, or when he comes out of the pool, or off the mat or green. I really neve.... More »
By Steve Chmielewski, DPT
Physical Therapist at Athletico, Westchester, IL
This blog post first appeared in Sports Medicine Weekly, founded by our partner Dr. Brian Cole
The author points out the need for proper balance training as part of off-ice preseason hockey preparation, to improv.... More »
How Referee Shortages Threaten Player Safety
By Doug Abrams
On March 27, the Charlotte (N.C.) Observer published a thoughtful article by Tim Stevens, “Abusive Fans Make It Tougher to Recruit High School Sports Refs.” The article led with this troublesome forecast: “Irate high school sport.... 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…