Safe Steps In The Return To Play Decision + MORE

Safe Steps In The Return To Play Decision + MORE

How to Help Your Child Compete in Sports Without Going Broke

Do you sometimes feel like you’re going broke with the cost of youth sports? It’s not unusual these days for parents to pay over $1000 for their child to play on a travel team. The pay-to-play culture has exploded and the statistics are rather stunning. A report in USA Today says: A majo.... More »

Sports Parenting Podcast: An Olympian Talks About Winning and Helping Your Kids Succeed + MORE

To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. In this episode I am featuring Jason Dorland of Jason Dorland Coaching. Jason Dorland is an author, Olympian, coach, entrepreneur and storyteller who has dedicated his life to the pursuit of excellence for himself and those he supports. During his.... More »
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9 Questions Every Youth Sports Parent Should Answer + MORE

9 Questions Every Youth Sports Parent Should Answer With another new school year quickly approaching and season openers around the corner, you may already have questions about what fall youth sports will hold for you and your child. Will the coach see my child’s potential? Will my child get enoug.... More »
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Stress Fractures In The Foot

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Stress fractures in the foot happen reasonably often particularly for athletes in sports such as basketball, volleyball, dance, soccer, and running Fractures req.... More »

3 Ways for Athletes to Travel Fit

3 Ways for Athletes to Travel Fit Whether it’s an away game, out-of-town tournament, or a family vacation, the chances are high that traveling is in your near future. And, if you’re anything like me, your body is likely not used to traveling on a regular basis. Unfortunately, traveling can t.... 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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