Planning to have a rest of your career? Might want to read this report + MORE

Planning to have a rest of your career? Might want to read this report + MORE
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Injury Prevention Warmup Programs Work- Use One!

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Warmup based injury prevention programs such as the FIFA 11+ and others show a dramatic reduction in injury rates for young athletes The results are so impressiv.... More »
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Helping Young Athletes With Mental Rehearsal + MORE

How To Mentally Rehearse Using Visualization deal with sports parents and the mental game challenges their sports kids have. Visit Peaksports.com and click on contact us to submit your question for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game videocast or podcast. Here’s the question Dr. Patrick Cohn.... More »

DANGERS OF CONCUSSIONS: New Study Targets Long-Range Effects on 6-12 Year-Olds

This past week, new research out of Boston University revealed that kids under the age of 12 who play tackle football have a tendency in later life to develop  behavioral, cognitive and depression issues. Now, we have heard endlessly in recent years about the dangers of concussions from playing tac.... More »
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St. Paul Saints’ New Ballpark and a Father’s Day Tribute + MORE

Mike Veeck, the man who featured a drag team dressed in drag, a pig named Notorious P.I.G. (Piggy Smalls) that delivers game balls to umpires and a Roman Catholic nun giving massages in the stands during minor league baseball games, has given St. Paul more: a cool ball field in Lowertown. St. Paul S.... More »
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The Positive Power of “No” – Fostering Resiliency + MORE

“No.” This simple two-letter word is often absent from our parenting vocabulary. Yet, a firm “no” can be a positive developmental tool for building resiliency in children. In parenting today, we are encouraged to focus so absolutely on our children’s happiness, self-esteem, and emotional h.... More »
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Radio CaptainU interviews nationally renowned strength coach Mark Rippetoe, who states that young athletes can make massive strength gains in 4 months, lifting about 3 times per week with only 5 basic lifts
Five key lifting activities will provide the greatest return for your effort: squat, deadlift, pushup, pullup, bench press
You can lift and train far less often than you think, as long as you are smart about using the key lifts…

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My wife and I were very near the point of burnout. Between work, kids’ activities, and ministry commitments, we were worn out.
We knew we needed a break, and if we didn’t get one our marriage could suffer. The first step was to look at the calendar and find an ideal time, but our family calendar was packed…

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If you’ve got more than a few months ahead of you in a journalism career, it’s a good idea to stay current on trends in media, especially trends in how people use the media. Because whatever you know to be true now is likely to change quickly, and often.
The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (RISJ) has just published its third annual digital news report, which has some insights into what’s going on out there…

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By John  Gallucci, Jr., MS, ATC, PT, DPT

As coaches and parents working with youth athletes, our primary concern should be their proper growth and development. Injuries specific to the youth athlete often arise from various growth patterns and disorders, combined with acute or chronic trauma.

The youth-specific conditions listed below, can be easily managed with proper care and treatment…

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World Cup Time

– theconcussionblog.com

For all the blame football gets for concussions and concussion problems; futbol – or the worlds’ game – has its share of concussion issues (so do just about all contact sports).  The unique thing to soccer is that it is not a “collision” sport, by definition.  Yes, it is a contact sport, however it is […]

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