What in the world is going on with the Wayne Hills HS football program over in NJ?
For those of you in NJ who already follow HS football, chances are you already know the story. But for everyone else, let me see if I can summarize this briefly.
The Wayne Hills football team — which is a large .... More »
How to show self control as a parent is a challenge for most sports parents. In many ways, sports parenting can be like riding a see-saw; one minute you are riding high as you watch your child hit a home run, score a touchdown or make her first soccer goal. The next minute you are watching your....... More »
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Surgery to reconstruct the torn ulnar collateral ligament in the elbow can result in return to play rates around 90% for high school aged athletes
If you’re ta.... More »
Two years ago, I first posted I have a Dream for Youth Sports. I still have that dream for kids playing sports. It motivates me to encourage parents to give their kids a positive youth sports experience. I hope that this is your dream too! One of the most famous lines of King’s speech .... More »
The trend for kids to get recruited for college sports as early as middle school disturbs many youth sports experts. But there is no doubt that kids have a better chance of playing in college if they plan ahead. The question is, how early is too early? According to Athnet, a college recruiting site,.... More »
Even though adolescents spend less than 5 percent of their time at school engaging in physical activity, according to a new study, such time accounts for almost half of their overall exercise, and was still 20 minutes than the amount experts recommend.
Researchers looked at data from 549 healthy adolescents between the ages of 12 and 16 in Baltimore, Md…
Just because it’s getting snowy outside doesn’t mean that you can’t work on your softball skills around the clock! Given the softball field’s smaller dimensions, the fielders must be focused, prepared, and trained for every situation — that way, you can react appropriately and make the play without much second thought…