On-Field Injury Recognition: If Not Now, Then When? + MORE

On-Field Injury Recognition: If Not Now, Then When? + MORE

TRAVEL TEAMS: A Club Team Worth Emulating….

For years on my Sports Edge radio show, I have cautioned sports parents about the potential pitfalls and real concerns regarding travel team sports. Everything from unfair tryouts to coaches who want to win at all costs to the escalating amounts of time and money that having a child on a travel can .... More »
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Bone Loss In Young Females: Once It’s Lost It’s Tough To Get It Back

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A woman develops about half her bone mineral content during her adolescent years, and healthy bone mineral content and bone mass lower the risk for stress fractu.... More »
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What If You Could Regrow A Torn ACL?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A new technique pioneered by Boston orthopedic surgeon Dr. Martha Murray carries the promise of harnessing the body’s ability to heal a torn ACL through a mini.... More »

5 Youth Sports Costs That May Surprise You

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The Female Athlete Triad: An Under-recognized Sports Health Disorder

By Andrea Kussman, M.D. Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University And Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Female athletes are at risk for a potentially serious health con.... More »
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President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

A recently published study provides a 25 year data analysis of emergency department visits for injuries from youth soccer and shows a year to year significant increase in injuries of all types, especially concussion
In spite of excellent efforts at rules changes, better equipment, and training methods injuries in youth soccer will still happen
A coach as first responder on the field of play is best equipped to provide basic injury recognition that will positively effect an athlete’s health

A comprehensive and well-conducted study on injury rates in youth soccer was published online yesterday in the journal Pediatrics…

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Successful kids do regular community service and, of course, take Advanced Placement courses. They attend the best colleges and attain great-paying jobs.
Wait.
If you’ve ever envisioned this fairy-tale definition of kids’ success, it’s time to look beyond external measurements to the internal abilities that help children and teens learn to successfully pilot their own healthy and productive lives — today and as future adults…

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Gettin’ Schooled with Grayson: How do I utilize my high school coaches? Over the past ten weeks, Grayson Williams-Krebs has been an outstanding addition to the CoachUp family as a hard-working intern that knows the passion required to play sports after high school. Although she’s headed back to the West Coast for her senior year at […] The post Gettin’ Schooled with Grayson: How do I utilize my high school coaches? appeared first on CoachUp Blog.

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