OBNOXIOUS SPORTS PARENTS: Why HS Coaching Positions Go Unfufilled + MORE

OBNOXIOUS SPORTS PARENTS: Why HS Coaching Positions Go Unfufilled + MORE
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How to Help Athletes Who Stop Trying or Give Up

Is Your Young Athlete a Perfectionist? A young athlete asks: “I’m 14 years old and have been playing tennis since I was 5. But 2 years ago I started to go to an academy. And at the same time I started to play tournaments. One of my coaches calls me a bull because I’m always so stu.... More »
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Review Your Emergency Action Plan

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: An Emergency Action Plan (EAP) is a key document that outlines the specific steps taken by a Club, Tournament Director, High School, or individual team in case o.... More »
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Taking The Ice Bath Plunge For Muscle Soreness- Helpful or Not?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Ice baths have been popular with adult endurance athletes for a long time, and are claimed to reduce soreness and improve recovery The available evidence seems t.... More »

WOC #13 Nicole LaVoi, Co-Director of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls and Women in Sport + MORE

Author of Women in Sports Coaching, Nicole M. LaVoi, Ph.D. is a Senior Lecturer in the area of social and behavioral sciences in the School of Kinesiology at the University of Minnesota where she is also the Co-Director of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport, and the co-fou.... More »
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Getting Recruited for College Sports: When Should It Begin? + MORE

The trend for kids to get recruited for college sports as early as middle school disturbs many youth sports experts. But there is no doubt that kids have a better chance of playing in college if they plan ahead. The question is, how early is too early? According to Athnet, a college recruiting site,.... More »
What Can Happen When Parents’ Abuse Chases Away Coaches
 By Doug Abrams
The other day, a want-ad of sorts appeared on the computer screen while I was reviewing youth sports articles in the nation’s newspapers. The want-ad was longer than the few-inch ones that typically dominated newspaper classifieds and now appear regularly on Internet sites…

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

Young athletes (and their parents) often try to emulate the rapid return to sport after injury that we see in adult professional athletes
Due to many factors associated with the unique needs of the young athlete it could be unwise or even dangerous to push the speed of recovery after injury
For sports medicine physicians, we will place the long-term health of the young athlete at the top of our priorities when determining a proper recovery process after injury

It’s totally understandable to want your injured son or daughter to be healed and back playing sports as soon as possible after injury…

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Exercising With Jess: 5 Minute Workouts — Plank Series In order to kick off your summer on the right foot, CoachUp is putting together a series of quick, easy exercises that you can do every day. This week, we’re checking out 5 minute workouts of various plank exercises, so if you’re looking to improve your core […] The post Exercising With Jess: 5 Minute Workouts — Plank Series appeared first on CoachUp Blog.

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