Safe Steps In The Return To Play Decision + MORE

Safe Steps In The Return To Play Decision + MORE

The Value of Sound to Coaches

When I first saw the title to this Sports Coach UK blog, I jumped to the conclusion that it was about listening to athletes’ performance as another means of gaining insight to their effort and technique. Boy, was I wrong! The blog describes how the sound of performance can be a useful reinforc.... More »

WOC #19 Sam Walker, Best Selling Author of The Captain Class, The counterintuitive leadership qualities of the men and women who led the greatest teams of all time. + MORE

What do the Collingwood Magpies, the New Zealand All Blacks, Barcelona Football Club and the New York Yankees have in common? They’re all members of author Sam Walker’s list of the 16 greatest sports teams ever. It’s not the talent, the coach, or the strategy that made these teams great –.... More »
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DEALING WITH FINANCIAL CONCERNS: Do “Volunteer” Fund Raisers at NFL Concession Stands Break the Law? + MORE

Today’s topic is one of those sports parenting issues that I can see merits from both sides of the issue, and as such, I’m not going to take sides on this one. But let me lay it out for you, and let’s see what you think. Here’s the story…. This has to do with sports parents who “volu.... More »
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Yes, Sometimes You Really Should See A Doctor + MORE

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: 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 »
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Pitchers: strengthen your legs and core to improve your pitching

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A recently presented study from orthopedic surgeons at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush sheds further light on the risk factors for injury in elite adolescent pitche.... More »

Happy New Year!  Duke Won!  UConn won! Basketball  season is officially over, and in a few months, my new year begins.  Thats right, at the end of June I’m headed for officiating summer camp.   In preparation for the new season, my eleventh year of officiating  I begin with  New Years Revelations…

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national youth football tournaments 1429097394 260954617 Safe Steps In The Return To Play Decision + MOREBy Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University

 
Key Points:

The coach will often have to make a decision on return to play during competition
One tactic would be to observe the player in pregame warmup for any pain or poor movement
A second in-game method is to make sure the player is pain-free, has no swelling, and can pass a sideline functional test of jog, cut, sprint, and jump

 
One of the toughest decisions in youth sports is determining when a player who has suffered an injury is ready to return to action…

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Coach, you have a big job. Not only do you have to strategize a game plan, manage parents, and organize volunteer help, you also have to inspire your team to be the best they can be. That may be easy at first, when you’re pumped up and the season is new, but as time goes…Read More

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