NATA Releases Executive Summary Of Revised Exertional Heat Illness Position Statement + MORE

NATA Releases Executive Summary Of Revised Exertional Heat Illness Position Statement + MORE

Weekend Fun: The World Cup Drill

Now, this isn’t technically a drill as it’s often a reward for finishing a tough practice or winning an equally difficult fixture on the schedule. However, we love the World Cup Drill so we’re going to highlight it all the same for this edition of Weekend Fun! The games and drills .... More »

Making Sleep the “Good Guy” + MORE

How to help kids build a positive relationship to sleep As a parent, how do you feel about sleep? Is it something to look forward to? An activity you value like good food and regular exercise? A treat you’d like to have more of? The answer is probably yes to all of the above—we grown ups wel.... More »

Sports Parenting Podcast: An Olympian Talks About Winning and Helping Your Kids Succeed + MORE

To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. In this episode I am featuring Jason Dorland of Jason Dorland Coaching. Jason Dorland is an author, Olympian, coach, entrepreneur and storyteller who has dedicated his life to the pursuit of excellence for himself and those he supports. During his.... More »

3 Keys to Earning Basketball Playing Time + MORE

Do you have a basketball player in the house? If so, you know the challenges that come with earning minutes in the game. Today’s guest post by Glen Izevbigie from The Better Game gives some very specific ideas on how to help your child earn more basketball playing time. Playing time isn’t ev.... More »
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Kids Are Still Playing The Same Day Of Concussion- Don’t Be That Guy!

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: More than a third of young athletes treated for concussions at a Texas sports clinic went back into the game after their injury despite safety recommendations Wh.... 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…

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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…

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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. 
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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…

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