If your child has ever been coached by a negative coach, you have probably been tempted to fight fire with fire. If he’s a yeller, you want to chew him out. If he’s critical, you want to be critical about him being critical. If he focuses more on the mistakes of the team than on...Read.... More »
The last few years have been a rocky time for HS football players – and for their parents as well.
So far this season, eight HS football players have died while participating in the sport. Clearly, no one ever wants to go through the heartache of watching a teen-aged son collapse — and.... More »
By Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Very broadly speaking, see a physician if you have a nagging physical ailment that you’re just not sure about
For acute injuries on the field of play there are so.... More »
For parents like me trying to make sense of today’s youth sports landscape, there is a steady stream of new influences and impacts to consider when signing your child up for the next season. We are inundated with information about the risks of contact and non-contact sports such as football, lacr.... More »
Please excuse the shakiness of this video, but I made it last weekend as I drove across the country from Florida to Oregon with my son, helping him move to a new location. He’s a great young man, I believe in him, he’s strong and he will do well. But it sucks that it’s so very...R.... More »
We 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…
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 […]
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…
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."
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.
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
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…
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.
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 […]