By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Heat Illness is a broad term used for a range of problems such as dehydration, cramping, dizziness, heat exhaustion and a very serious problem called heat stroke.... More »
How Can Parents Help Athletes Have Fun?
A sport parent asks:
“My 5-yr-old niece is playing softball and right now she is experiencing issues of not wanting to bat with fear of getting out. It’s real bad and embarrassing, she keeps crying and having tantrums in the dugout. Also today after f.... More »
When I was two, I was playing in the sandbox with my sister. My dad was mowing the lawn and he asked her to go inside and get him a drink. As he went back to his work, turning his back for a second, I decided to go for a walk. As fate would have it, the train tracks were about a quarter mile .... More »
What can sports kids learn from the US Open semifinal Upset?
Kids can learn a lot from underdog Roberta Vinci’s surprise win over Serena Williams during the US Open’s semifinals…
Serena Williams is viewed as the best tennis player in the world. And Vinci is viewed as an underdog.
So how d.... More »
Great seasons in any sport general require some planning on the part of the coach. Knowing what order to teach skills and effective activities to engage kids is important. Wouldn’t it be nice to have every practice completely drawn out for the season?
Savings for Baseball, Soccer and Softball .... More »
Some children and adolescents who continue to report symptoms weeks and months after suffering a concussion may be exaggerating or feigning symptoms in order to get out of schoolwork or sports or for other reasons unrelated to their injury, says a new study in the journal Pediatrics.
To say that Mark and Cindy are struggling in their marriage would be the understatement of the year. They love each other and they’re committed to making things work, but they’re so far apart when it comes to their teenage children you could cut the tension around their house with a knife…
In early March each year, Minnesotans head to St. Paul’s Excel Center or gather around the TV for an event steeped in tradition: “The Tourney” – The Minnesota State High School Hockey Tournament.
At this time of year, even if you’re just half paying attention, you’re bound to hear:
A reference to Minnesota hockey being like basketball to Indiana or football to Texas – or both…
The Society of Professional Journalists,” or SPJ, had an event in Kansas City last week, and at one panel, “participants put their brains together to think of qualities of a good journalist and qualities of a good leader,” according to an SPJ Instagram feed. “Many of them overlap…