Revisiting the Head First Slide and Breakaway Base Debates + MORE

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Injuries and Self-Image in Youth Sports

How Injuries Can Affect Self-Image Injuries and lack of rest are among the many confidence killers in youth sports, says Dr. Shawn Worthy, Metropolitan State University of Denver professor and clinical psychologist who specializes in sports and adolescent psychology. They can prompt kids to feel bur.... More »
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Help For Elbow Injuries In Pitchers? A Prevention Program Offers Hope.

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Overuse injuries to the elbow are common in young baseball players, and prevention programs are needed to reduce injury risk A recently published scientific study h.... More »
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Building Confidence in Young Athletes

Helping Sports Kids Overcome the Fear of Making Mistakes A sports parent asks: “My daughter is 13 years old and is currently playing basketball. She is very athletic and has natural abilities but just doesn’t know it or use it. Her confidence level is not there. She gets in a game and j.... More »

Learning from Mistakes: Helping Kids See the Good Side of Getting Things Wrong

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A Final Game of H-O-R-S-E

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A few years back, my wife Lauren and I took our kids back for one final visit to her childhood home in Fairport, NY. Her parents were preparing to sell their house and move to a warmer climate, and we took the opportunity to fly across the country to say some final goodbyes to the
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national youth football tournaments 1502253851 1586316585 Revisiting the Head First Slide and Breakaway Base Debates + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

A recent study shows that head first sliding has a higher injury risk than feet first sliding
Additionally, breakaway bases also reduce injury risk from sliding
Breakaway bases are required in Little League Baseball but have not yet been required by Major League Baseball

Mike Trout now wears a protective mitt on his hand when running the bases…

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