Plagiarism or just sloppy attribution? It doesn’t matter, so get it right + MORE

Plagiarism or just sloppy attribution? It doesn’t matter, so get it right + MORE

SPECIALIZATION CONCERNS: Why Do We Force for Kids to Choose One Sport by the Time they are 10? + MORE

We have inadvertently created a problem for our kids over the last 20-25 years, and why I understand why travel team programs share a lot of the blame, I also feel that ambitious Moms and Dads have had a major role in allowing this problem to grow. I’m talking about the reality that in just ab.... More »
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Research Papers and Peer-Reviewed Studies: A World of Difference + MORE

  Last week, we posted to the site a group of four articles about a peer-reviewed study in the Journal of Neurosurgery showing that football helmet design affected concussion risk among a large group (or what scientists call a "cohort") of college football players. read more.... More »
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The “10,000 Hour Rule” And Young Athletes

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: The “10,000 Hour Rule” is adapted from a classic 1993 publication from Anders Ericsson and is widely quoted a the number of hours one must deliberately pract.... More »
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SPORTS SAFETY: Let’s Not Give Up on Youth Football Too Quickly + MORE

In Praise of Youth Football Guest Column from Wayne Mazzoni Listening to Coach Wolff’s show this past Sunday morning, but not having the time to call in, I feel compelled to add to the conversation on youth football.  Having been a part of youth sports as a player, coach, and parent, I can tell y.... More »
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The CoachUp 2013 Coach Awards + MORE

We’re pleased to announce the winners of our first ever CoachUp Coach Awards. We established the CoachUp Awards to recognize our top coaches whose phenomenal work is helping athletes around the country reach another level. The CoachUp team took a number of factors into account when awarding th.... More »
A small plagiarism controversy that flared up on Twitter Monday is a great illustration of why it’s so important to attribute properly. And if you’re going to err in attribution, err on the side of too much.
Darren Rovell of ESPN wrote a piece, based on his own reporting, that said that BCS Championship Game tickets were selling cheap on the secondary market…


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If you are not a part of a local All Pro Dad’s Day chapter, then find one or start one soon!  It is a great way to help grow the relationship with your kids. One local dad’s day located in the Indianapolis area had some special guests join them for breakfast.
Tony Dungy’s friends at Sunday Night Football on NBC brought their bus and some crew members to join…


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President, Sideline Sports Doc
With the increasing trend towards sport specialization, the young athlete is often faced with a high school sport followed by a club sport.  This can result in essentially a yearlong “season” resulting in very little down time for the young athlete…


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#C4CT Concussion Summit 2014

– theconcussionblog.com

In a little over three weeks, Brewer Sports International (BSI) along with #C4CT (Coalition for Concussion Treatment) founding partner Amarantus BioScience will be hosting their 2nd Concussion Summit in New York, at the United Nations.  There have been many press releases on this event, and I have mentioned it a time or two on Twitter (and […]


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Though the wheels on Capitol Hill don’t turn as fast as Missy Franklin’s arms in the water, the months are ticking down to a full-blown congressional investigation of allegations of sexual abuse by coaches in swimming and other amateur sports which fall under the umbrella of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC)…


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Obviously there are plenty of sports Dads that have picked up, dusted off and been there for their athletes, too, but as a Mom who has done the 5 am ice hockey practice shuttle, this definitely tugs at my heart strings…


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The Other Head Injury

– InstituteForSportCoaching.com

Concussions are very serious business for athletes and their families to deal with, however, there is another head injury that requires our attention as well–vision damage. Each year approximately 42,000 sports-related eye injuries require emergency room medical treatment–add in those that don’t and it is a significant risk athletes undertake while playing sports…


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“Young players play with a great deal of fairness and sportsmanship. Once they learn how important the game is to adults, they will learn how to cheat.” – Dr. Ron Quinn, Professor of Sports Ethics at Xavier University. My friend Ann Dewitt is a family therapist and parenting expert, as well as the host of […


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