Research Papers and Peer-Reviewed Studies: A World of Difference + MORE

Research Papers and Peer-Reviewed Studies: A World of Difference + MORE
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A Wikipedia horror story: How attribution and verification can (usually) save the day + MORE

Want to hear a scary story? This one makes “Friday the 13th” look like a sweet fairy tale. That is, if your primal fear is … trusting Wikipedia. In “I accidentally started a Wikipedia hoax” on The Daily Dot, EJ Dickson confesses that as a college sophomore in 2009, she an.... More »

Sport Parenting Podcast: How to Wrestle (or any play other sport) with Character

To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. In this episode I am featuring Robert Murphy of Wrestling With Character. Robert Murphy is a husband, father, sales professional, and teacher. Coach Murphy recently combined his knowledge of wrestling along with his passion for molding young kid.... More »
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10 Ways to Help Children Who Have a Problem with Lying + MORE

  I was a teenager aching for summer. It was a cold winter afternoon and I was the only one home. Working on my golf swing in the middle of the living room seemed like a good idea at the time. The mechanics of my swing were perfect, but unfortunately I took a chunk out of the carpet. I quickly .... More »

COLLEGE RECRUITING: Parents, Athletes Need to Do Their Homework

If there is one topic that sports parents (and their athletes) are desperate to always find out more information, it’s the increasingly complex world of college recruiting. Now, the irony is that even though you would assume that the recruiting process would become easier over the last 20 year.... More »
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#tbt: Eye Opener from 2012: Was it overlooked? + MORE

Originally titled “Bombshell Found in Sports Illustrated Vault” this post appeared on July 4, 2012…  To this day, it may be one of the most poignant articles I have written about the road we have been down.  I believe that this post still rings true, two years later, in regards t.... More »
youth flag football tournaments 1393413414 233255511 Research Papers and Peer Reviewed Studies: A World of Difference + MOREWe caught up with authors Nolan McMonagle and Mike O’Halloran for a Q & A session to discuss their new MVP Offseason Workouts for Basketball e-book:
Sports Feel Good Stories (SFGS):  Who should be using these basketball workouts?
Nolan McMonagle:  The workout plans were designed for youth basketball players, ages 10 – 17 years old, who have played on a team before…

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April 16 and 17 in Washington DC – make your plans now!  Visit Site HERE. Now in its 4th year, Arrowhead’s Annual TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY CONFERENCE  brings together researchers and clinicians from industry, academia, the military and government to present ground-breaking research in a variety of areas related to traumatic brain injury, including: Neuroimaging Clinical Trial Design Cognitive […]

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She was a miracle from the first time his bewildered eyes saw her and she was placed in his arms. Tears poured down his cheeks as he promised her he would always protect her from the world. Now she’s a girl quickly growing into a woman, and the pledge he made in that moment is as strong today in his heart as the day he made it…

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According to a recent article, a "debate is stirring about whether ice – for decades a medicinal tool employed by physicians, athletic trainers and soccer moms alike – is effective in limiting swelling and enabling athletes to return to action." 
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Sometimes it’s the little things that mean the most. Here’s how one dad’s simple gesture touched his daughter. Make the most of each day you have with your children; they’ll be grown up before you know it.

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Throwing From The Ground Up

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President, Sideline Sports Doc
To most observers baseball pitching looks like it’s an upper body activity. However, researchers have found that like many rotational movements such as golf swings and tennis serves, it involves the lower body and trunk musculature extensively. In fact, our most current knowledge of the motions required in throwing suggests that the action starts from the ground and works its way up…

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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.
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Helmet Minutia: What you need to know


I was dropped a line from a source back home (OK my dad) about reports recently on the news in Denver.  Here is the LINK to the 9news story that prompted my father to send the info.  I found the report very informative and brought forth many angles on the story of helmets. Meanwhile I […]

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