By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Hamstring strains can be frustrating for the athlete because they can take a long time to heal, and even after healing they have a tendency to happen over and ov.... More »
Are you looking for answers on how to help your child compete better? Maybe you’ve spent a lot of time and money teaching her skills, but she can’t seem to perform consistently. For young athletes, the mental toughness struggle is real. As the pressures of youth sports have increased ov.... More »
In 1938, as Europe hurtled toward another world war, Britain’s Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain, signed the Munich Agreement. Chamberlain remembered World War One only too well, and he desperately wanted things to be different. He waved his little piece of paper at the airport, and he de.... More »
For some parents, sitting and watching their child play sports is a practice in self-control. Especially when your child isn’t trying hard enough, at least in your mind she’s not. Your frustrations either comes out in what you yell to your child or in your body language as you sigh loud.... More »
Now that we’re most than halfway through the HS baseball season, I thought it would be smart to review whether the state-by-state rules regarding pitch counts and limits are actually having a positive impact.
And overall, I do think it’s very fair to say that the pitch count rules have – i.... More »
Despite the work delays, school cancellations and traffic standstills, snow days can be a surprisingly productive opportunity to build upon your child’s social, emotional learning and resilience skills. After all, these skills help children not only in school but also in life – now and for their future…
I used to be one of those guys who said “Valentine’s Day is just a ‘Hallmark Holiday,’ which was created to increase sales.” My thoughts were, “if I loved my wife and kids well throughout the year, then this ‘made up holiday’ shouldn’t even be a big deal.” Boy was I wrong!
So what if Valentine’s Day is a cleverly crafted marketing idea…
Growing up I was the sports nerd of my class. I would make endless predictions for people, hoping I’d be right. I loved watching analysts make their own calls on teams, scores and more, and I wanted to be like them.
As I got older, I would go on Twitter, Facebook and MySpace and post my bold predictions without a worry in the world…
There are a few things that many of the Olympians competing in Sochi share in common. Take a look at Jamie Anderson, Patrick Kane, and Ted Ligety. Jamie Anderson is only 23 years old and she just won the gold medal in one of the newest Winter Olympic events, Ladies Snowboarding Slopestyle. Patrick Kane has won two Stanley Cups, a Conn Smythe trophy, and played a key role in USA’s silver medal against Canada in the 2010 Olympics…