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

3 Ways for Athletes to Travel Fit

3 Ways for Athletes to Travel Fit Whether it’s an away game, out-of-town tournament, or a family vacation, the chances are high that traveling is in your near future. And, if you’re anything like me, your body is likely not used to traveling on a regular basis. Unfortunately, traveling can t.... More »
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What Does Your Child’s VICTORY Look Like? + MORE

Sometimes there is victory in just finishing. When I talk in this video about working through the pain, I’m also referring to the emotional stress. Sometimes that hurts more than the physical.          Related StoriesWhy Keeping the Fun in Youth Sports .... More »

Sports Illustrated’s Lee Jenkins on his fly-on-the-wall Warriors celebration piece + MORE

After the Golden State Warriors won the NBA championship last week in Cleveland, they celebrated, and Lee Jenkins of Sports Illustrated wrote about their party. His piece is a classic of what’s known as fly-on-the-wall reporting. Here’s his lede: CLEVELAND—The season of splash ended .... More »
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Sports Illustrated’s Podcast Gets Youth Sports Right + MORE

The New Year was just about a week ago, but now that we’ve all had some time to think about our resolutions and goals for 2016, let’s rewind for a crucial half hour podcast. Sports Illustrated hosts a weekly podcast called This is Your Brain on Sports featuring their executive editor .... More »

NEW: Photo Certificates for Softball

These new Softball Photo Award Certificates enable you to easily create keepsake awards complete with a favorite photograph and personal words of praise. Choose from 20 different designs including individual player options and team options. “Our original Softball Award Certificates is one of o.... 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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