Nick Mercer: Adjustment/Accomplishment + MORE

Nick Mercer: Adjustment/Accomplishment + MORE

Coach Spotlight Series: Kyle Hill

CoachUp’s Coach Spotlight Series: Kyle Hill We know you’ve missed our Coach Spotlight Series, but don’t fear, we’re back with another one! This week, CoachUp decided to chat with Kyle Hill, one of the platform’s most reliable and highly-rated basketball coaches. Aside f.... More »
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Baseball After “Tommy John” Surgery: High Return To Play Rates

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Surgery to reconstruct the torn ulnar collateral ligament in the elbow can result in return to play rates around 90% for high school aged athletes If you’re ta.... More »

6 Unrealistic Expectations Sports Parents Place on Young Athletes + MORE

One of the biggest reasons for conflict in relationships is unmet expectations. And in youth sports, it is no different. Parents expect things from their kids who play sports, things that the child may not be ready or able to deliver. We should be hoping for the best for our kids. We should express .... More »
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The Greatest Fictional Coach: Mickey Goldmill + MORE

We spent five weeks searching for the answer to the question: Who is the greatest fictional coach? The people have spoken! Mickey Goldmill received 52% of the vote compared to Eric Taylor’s 48%. Click play, and read up on Mickey Goldmill, the greatest fictional coach of all time. (SEE FULL BR.... More »

Sourcing: A primer on Bleacher Report’s standards for second-hand info + MORE

Sourcing is an important facet of writing for Bleacher Report. Like most media outlets today, B/R relies heavily on secondhand information, so it’s vital that we attribute our sources properly to give credit where it’s due. The Attribution Guidelines are a handy reference point, but here.... More »

I Wanted to Get in His Face

– allprodad.com

 
I was driving to work one morning when I stopped at a traffic light. As the light turned green I noticed the car in front of me move and smack into the car ahead. The driver quickly put her hands on top of her head like she couldn’t believe what she had just done. I felt bad for both involved, until the guy she hit got out of his car…

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Nick Mercer: Adjustment/Accomplishment

– theconcussionblog.com

Nick wrote two quick takes on his experiences with TBI recovery and where he stands, currently.  Here they are presented in one post.  We would like to thank Nick for continuing to post from a unique perspective and appreciate the work he has done for us. ========== Adjusting is not quitting. I finished my Pilates […]

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President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Renowned clinicians Dr. James Andrews and Dr. Kevin Wilk created an app called “Throw Like A Pro” to assist young pitchers in healthy pitching habits
Proper use of the app has the strong potential to correctly monitor pitching load across multiple teams and private training sessions, and reduce the chance for serious overuse injuries to the shoulder and elbow

This is heavy pitching season for a lot of talented young arms…

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nfl flag football tournament 1404858191 453352906 Nick Mercer: Adjustment/Accomplishment + MOREPlaying sports is said to be good for kids. You’ve heard the usual list of advantages: the most touted being character building, persistence, teamwork, and fitness.
I want to dig deeper into that rationale and explain 10 very specific reasons I am glad that my three 20-something kids played sports from knee-high through college…

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Coaching Resource of the Month — July 2014

– InstituteForSportCoaching.com

As an athlete with asthma, I know firsthand how debilitating an attack can be. As a coach, working with athletes who are dealing with asthma is another challenge. The good news is that It can be controlled to allow athletes to stay in the game. The National Institutes for Health provide great information on how coaches can assist their athletes deal with asthma…

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