NEW YORK PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL PITCH COUNT RULES TO GO INTO EFFECT THIS SEASON
By Steve Kallas
(The following article discusses the new pitch count rules for New York State only. For a list of the r.... More »
Helping Sports Kids Take Confidence to Games
A sports parent asks:
“My child is consistently amazing in practice, his coach tells me he’s one of the best practice players on the team, but he freezes up when game time comes! What can I do to help this?”
When kids under perform in comp.... More »
By Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Football kickoffs are the plays most likely to result in serious injury to players
The NFL, NCAA, and high school federations recognize this and have taken a number.... More »
A couple weeks ago, several members of the CoachUp team traveled to Cancún, Mexico to take part in the 2014 Legends World Sports Conference held by our partners in the National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA). Close to 100 former NBA, ABA, Harlem Globetrotters and WNBA players atte.... More »
Dr. Don Teig is a Florida-based eye doctor who has dedicated his career to not only providing top-flight eye care to professional athletes in a variety of sports, but has also tried to be on the leading edge of technological advancements with sports and eyesight.
In his new book, HIGH PERFORMANCE VI.... More »
If you’ve been following my recent advice to stay current on chatter around media issues and you feel like you need a dose of optimism, take a few minutes and read what Marc Andreessen has been writing lately.
Andreessen’s one of those people: When he talks, the business world listens. He developed Netscape Navigator, the web’s first dominant browser, in the early ’90s, and has since been a successful executive and investor…
Most All Pro Dads get their children involved in traditional sports. That’s fantastic and teaches our children many great things, including teamwork. But it is equally important to involve them in creative pursuits and activities that nurture brain skills. Maybe they will learn an instrument like the piano or the flute…
When it comes to the development of young soccer players in the United States, many parents and coaches come to that proverbial fork in the road, and are unsure what path to take. Most parents want their child to try many sports, yet are faced with the harsh reality of high participation costs, nearly year-round […
For those new to the blog, Nick Mercer is our only “staff” writer here at The Concussion Blog. He provides a great layman’s perspective; one from a person recovering from a traumatic brain injury. If you want to know why he does this – for us and himself – you can read THIS POST…