By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Backwards running can be used in training, with several benefits.
Forces across the kneecap are reduced compared to forward running, this backwards running can b.... More »
Building Confidence in Youth Sports
A sports parent asks:
“I hear that it’s important to help kids set goals in sports. I’m not at all sure about how to go about this. Do you have any advice?”
Goal setting is essential in and out of sports.
A 1979 Harvard study illuminated this by t.... More »
This post is sponsored by Xeros Gear, creator of a bag that fights sports equipment odor. Learn more about their first bag, designed specifically for shin guards. Soccer was one of the several sports that my three kids all played at a young age. And even though my husband also played at a small co.... More »
A parent recently asked me: How do I let go? The million dollar question!
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Little League coach makes fun of crazy youth sports parents Have a case of the Mondays? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Thanks to a brilliant video that Michael S. Rosenwald of The Washington Post covered late last week, we’ve got a fresh, new outlook on youth sports. In the vi.... More »
Several months ago, stand-up comedian Louis CK hosted Saturday Night Live. In his opening monologue one joke in particular stood out to me.
“I was talking to my friend and he said his girlfriend was mad at him. I asked him what happened and he goes, ‘Well I guess I said something and she got her feelings hurt…
Terry Ott has filed this BREAKING NEWS in regards to Canadian Football and the Concussion Issue. We here at The Concussion Blog are pleased to bring this information to you… ========== FORMER CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE PLAYER SUES LEAGUE MEMBER TEAMS FOR CONCUSSION RELATED INJURY Lawsuit on Behalf of Star Arland Bruce III Alleges “Fraudulent Concealment” and “Negligent […]
When it comes to entertaining activities in the Northeast, there are plenty of hidden gems that are also quite cheap. Check out our list of the top 13 affordable sport events in the greater Boston and New England area this summer.
Minor League Baseball:
1. AAA: Pawtucket Red Sox (Pawtucket, Rhode Island) Tickets are $5-12…
An update on the robot takeover of commodity journalism—all those stories that anyone with basic skills can write.
The Associated Press announced recently that starting this month it’s going to use software to write stories about earnings reports. The good news is that the software, from a company called Automated Insights, can produce 4,400 such stories about U…