NCAA Concussion Statement Has Great Points For High School Athletes Too + MORE

NCAA Concussion Statement Has Great Points For High School Athletes Too + MORE

BOOK REVIEW: HEMORRHOIDS AT HALFTIME -An Insider’s View of High School Athletics

Over the course of my doing my radio show over the years, I have assembled a pretty substantial library of books on sports in this country. Many of these works are written by dedicated individuals who share my passion and concern for what’s happening to kids in sports. And the vast majority of the.... More »

10 FREE Youth Sports Courses for Parents and Coaches

Coaches and Parents, are you looking for a way to help your kids get better in sports? Do you wish there was more that you could do? Parents, you may feel helpless because you don’t know enough about your child’s sport. Or Coaches, maybe you’d just like some fresh ideas for running.... More »

6 Things Great Sports Parents Know and Do for their Kids

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 »
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Overthrowing: Abnormal Shoulder MRIs In Young Baseball Players Without Shoulder Pain

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A recent medical study showed that more than 50% of throwing shoulders in young baseball players without shoulder pain had MRI abnormalities These MRI issues have t.... More »
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Venus and Serena Williams – Tennis’ Star Siblings + MORE

Considered as the best sibling pair in professional sports, both Venus and Serena Williams represent the epitome of professional tennis today. Their story from a simple life in Compton, California to tennis glory is a story of inspiration for everyone. The duo has won a total of 8 gold medals at the.... More »
 1407308212 1130534661 NCAA Concussion Statement Has Great Points For High School Athletes Too + MOREOne of the goals in youth sports is to help kids learn to be leaders. But the problem is that while many coaches and parents look for natural born, charismatic leaders, they often overlook some of the strongest leaders on the team.

When my son played quarterback, his coaches sometimes got frustrated with him because he was not a rah-rah leader…

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nfl flag football tournament 1407308211 375044576 NCAA Concussion Statement Has Great Points For High School Athletes Too + MOREThere are no limits as to how far Rory Mcllroy will go in the upcoming PGA Championship. Rory has established himself as one of the games most talented and successful players. His most recent win at the 2014 British Open showed the world that he is here to stay and as he matures, so does his presence on the course…

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youth sports 1407308205 602000775 NCAA Concussion Statement Has Great Points For High School Athletes Too + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

The NCAA recently released a concussion guideline that presents clear definitions and processes for collegiate athletes in all sports
The vast majority of concussions will not have a loss of consciousness
In my opinion it would be helpful at the high school level for athletes to have preseason baseline concussion testing; suspected concussion in-season would be compared to the baseline
Return to classroom function can also require individual decision making, and students with pre-existing conditions such as ADHD, migraines, or depression may require extended assistance to successfully return to academics

I hope that someday soon we won’t have to write as many posts and articles about concussion…

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In this week’s version of the newsletter I sent out to all Bleacher Report writers every Monday, I mentioned that three consecutive posts on this blog last week dealt with verification, attribution and plagiarism issues.
B/R Featured Columnist Ray Glier, a veteran Atlanta journalist, responded with a story from his days working for the New York Times…

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10 Tips for Back to School

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Depending on where you live, your kids may already be thinking about school supplies, new schedules, and what the next grade is going to look like. Here are a few tips for back to school so you won’t be blindsided by what’s coming. Whatever age your children are, you can be a step ahead of the game but also be their number one resource too…

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California Limits Full-Contact Football Practice Sessions
By Doug Abrams
 On July 21, California Governor Jerry Brown signed bipartisan concussion-safety legislation limiting the number and length of full-contact football practices that high schools and middle schools may conduct beginning on January 1, 2015…

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