The end of June and first part of July became an exceptionally busy time at our house, juggling the final stretch of Physical Therapy for our son while trying to watch every second of the soccer World Cup coverage! Lucky for us, the Physical Therapy gym is well equipped with TV monitors, all tuned.... More »
Regaining Confidence After Injury
A sports parent asks:
“How do my children stay motivated while coming back from a sports injury? They tend to play very conservatively and find it harder to work as hard or be as enthusiastic when coming back from such an injury.”
Often when your kids a.... More »
A couple weeks ago, several members of the CoachUp team traveled to Cancún, Mexico to take part in the 2014 Legends World Sports Conference held by our partners in the National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA). Close to 100 former NBA, ABA, Harlem Globetrotters and WNBA players atte.... More »
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
eSports are rising rapidly in participation, viewership, and money flow
Gamers are prone to overuse injuries of the upper extremity due to long hours of practice.... More »
I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while. I keep putting it off …
I’m a procrastinator, which you might think wouldn’t mix with a deadline-driven business, but deadlines are life-savers for those of us who like to put things off. If not for deadlines, I’d still be.... More »
Russell Wilson just won the biggest game of his life in Super Bowl XLVIII. In this interview, watch as Russell tells how has dad inspired him to be the player he is today. It’s a great example of the ripple effects a father can have on his son.
New York City Councilman Stephen Levin announced a few days before the Super Bowl that he was going to introduce the Youth Football Safety Act, which would mandate that any youth football teams which play in New York City.
In effect, this legislation would stipulate a medical doctor would have to be in attendance at any game in the PSAL (Public HS School League), Catholic HS League, or Pop Warner leagues…
Parents across the country read with great concern this week’s news about the extraordinarily high usage rate of anabolic steroids and other Appearance and Performance Enhancing Drugs (APEDs – such as HGH, dietary supplements, etc.) by America’s gay and bi teenage boys.
The study in the journal Pediatrics revealed that about 21% of this segment of the population admits to using steroids…
These are the words assistant Outlaws’ coach Tony Coley barked at 8-year-old Tamari Hayes in last night’s fifth episode of "Friday Night Tykes." Ordered to run a lap (as punishment for a mistake or rule violation so trivial that I somehow missed it), Tamari walked around the practice field instead…
Over and over, coaches and parents tell us that when kids build confidence in sports, they boost it in other areas of their lives.
For example, at Kids’ Sports Psychology, we teach kids how to cope with worries about what everyone is thinking of them. As you know, this is a worry that affects kids—especially teens—in all areas of their lives…
Giancarlo King racked up more than 210,000 reads on 14 stories in January, but that’s not why he’s the Bleacher Report Featured Columnist of the Month. It’s the range of his coverage: The New Jersey native took on a prominent publishing role for three NFL franchises this season.
“Most NFL FCs dedicate their focus to one team—something that affords those writers a sense of expertise and proficiency writing about their favorite team,” said B/R NFL Associate Editor Justin Onslow…
Open up a blank document on your computer. Then compile a list of thirty sentences stating why you’re grateful your wife married you and thirty sentences why you’re grateful for each of your kids. Some can be funny. Others should be touching. Space these sentences out in a way that can easily be cut out with scissors…