By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
New Year’s goals can be achieved with the right set of guidelines to help you
Pick a relatively small goal and go bigger when you succeed with the smaller one
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It’s almost time for fall playoffs around the country, so it’s crucial that you’re in peak form, both physically and mentally. The pressure on defensive units to excel will never be higher, but do you feel like you’re prepared for everything? For defensive backs and corners i.... More »
When Casey Stengel was managing the hapless New York Mets in their first year of existence in 1962, Casey became so frustrated with his team’s lack of fundamental baseball that he once exclaimed in frustration: “Can’t anybody here play this game?”
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Whether you are a parent of a 5, 15, or 25-year-old, it’s always good to take a hard look at how you are doing at parenting. This year, I want to be sure that there are some things my kids really, really know, and in order for them to know these things, I will...Read More
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A dad writes us saying that his son, a gifted athlete, has begun playing it safe since he became a high school player. He plays to avoid making mistakes.
“I can’t figure out how to get into his head and undo whatever is keeping him from crossing this mental boundary,” the dad says.
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Making sports positive for your child is not a one-time decision. It is actually a series of steps you must take every day, every week, every season. It’s said that a journey of 1,000 miles begins with one step. Begin the journey of positive sports parenting Today. One. Step. At. A. Time. Purpose to show…
“Juggling for Jude: 9 year-old raises $32,000 to fight cancer” is our TeamSnap and SportsFeelGoodStories.com Sports Feel Good Story of the Year winner for 2014. And, what a great story it is!
Sports Feel Good Story of the Year Winner
Hollis Belger’s story, submitted by her mother Allison, highlighted Hollis’ almost daily practice of soccer juggling – using just her feet – as she spearheaded a fundraising campaign to benefit St…
I have been asked by many people what my thoughts are on the first law suit filed against a state high school association in regards to concussion. With this coming in my “home” state of Illinois, people figured I would have a strong statement or unique perspective. I have struggled with coming up with exactly […]
The Bracket: Week 3 Results (SEE FULL BRACKET)
The fourth week is complete in our search for the greatest fictional coach of all time. Bombay goes down to Mickey! Eric Taylor continues his domination by beating Mr. Miyagi in a close one. Now comes the moment we’ve all been waiting for. Who is the greatest fictional coach? Is it Eric Taylor or Mickey Goldmill? We make a case for each below…
Organized sports can do wonders for dads, moms, and kids alike. But some families get lost down the rabbit hole. So here’s a good question: Is recreational sports running your family life? It might be if you don’t remember the last time you got together with your best friends for a Saturday night barbecue…
Across just about every team sport, young defenders are coached how to read an opponent’s body cues to avoid being caught out of position. Whether in hockey, basketball, soccer or football, if a player can learn to focus on a consistent center point, like the chest, he can take away the offensive attacker’s element of surprise…