SmartTeams Talk Short: "Buy In " Needed From Coaches To Improve Sports Injury Prevention Says Nationwide Children's MacDonald + MORE

SmartTeams Talk Short: "Buy In " Needed From Coaches To Improve Sports Injury Prevention Says Nationwide Children's MacDonald + MORE
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In-Season Shoulder Dislocation: Can You Return To Play With A Brace? + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Shoulder dislocation in a young athlete who is in-season can sometimes be managed without surgery, allowing the athlete to complete the season Proper rehabilitat.... More »
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Can A Basketball Warmup Program Prevent Basketball Injuries?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Specific basketball warmup programs focusing on balance and agility show reductions in lower extremity injury rates These warmup programs are attractive because .... More »
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3 Reasons It’s Okay Not to Like Your Child’s Coach + MORE

Yes, you read that right. You don’t have to like your child’s coach.  You don’t have to like the coach’s style, defensive strategy, or offensive game plan.  A coach can totally rub you the wrong way, and you may not even be able to pinpoint exactly why. He or she just does. The bad news....... More »

NATA Issues New Sports Health and Safety Best Practice Guidelines

The National Athletic Trainers' Association and Youth Sports Safety Alliance have issued best practice youth sports health safety guidelines.  Touted as the first of their kind, the guidelines, however, largely mirror best practice recommendations that MomsTEAM Institute, a member of the Alliance,.... More »

SPORTS PARENTING TRENDS: Celebrating 18 Years of The Sports Edge on WFAN + MORE

This morning’s radio show on WFAN marked the 18th anniversary of the Sports Edge being on the air. And I want to thank you all for your tremendous  support, and great and smart comments and questions over the years. We may be the only major radio show in the nation that focuses exclusively on.... More »
Dr. Jim MacDonald, a clinical professor at Ohio State and pediatric sports medicine specialist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, says that youth sports coaches are key to injury prevention, and says organizations need to a better job of getting high school and youth coaches to "buy into" injury prevention, through increased education about prevention techniques, such as neuromuscular training (e…

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Donald Collins, JD, Commissioner of Athletics, California Interscholastic Federation, San Francisco Section, discusses the role of sports officials in youth sports safety. 

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