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Childhood obesity is a national epidemic. Almost 1 out of 3 children (ages 2-19) in the US is overweight or obese, putting them at risk for serious health problems. That fact alone is a huge reason to encourage your kids to play sports. Today’s guest post by nutritionist Cassandra Gold.... More »
Do you have a soccer player in the house? If your answer is YES, then you won’t want to miss this free online soccer summit hosted by scholarshipsforsoccer.com. If you’re answer is NO, then you may still want to listen in on some of the summit sessions because they actually can apply to.... More »
Coping With Pressure in Youth Sports
In the new video series “Sports Parents Success Tips,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your youth sports psychology and mental training questions that deal with sports parents and the mental game challenges their sports kids have. Visit Peaksports.com and cl.... More »
One of the basic fundamentals that all coaches embrace – whether at the youth, travel, or HS level – is that a coach has to give feedback to one’s athletes.
Problem is, it’s rare for a coach to be trained at any level on how to do this. In short, it’s just sort of ̶.... More »
If you follow the subject of sports-related concussions, you’ve probably seen a flurry of news on the subject of impact sensors in the last couple of weeks. As someone who has been writing about and beta testing impact sensors for the past five years, I have, of course, been monitoring developments, too…
I find the “media panels” that Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch hosts fascinating and illuminating.
Deitsch occasionally convenes roundtable discussions, via email, among working pros on topics in sports media. This week, in response to the news that 28-year-old Katie Nolan will be hosting a nightly show on Fox Sports 1 starting in March, Deitsch gathered seven women who are 30 and under and working in sports media to talk about their experience in the business…
By Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Competition, on many levels, is a good thing if it allows us to set lofty goals for ourselves and to become the best we can be
Competition for any individual young athlete needs to be carefully balanced
In my opinion it is principally the parent’s job to figure out where the proper balance is for their child
Originally posted on The Concussion Blog in September of 2010… If you are reading this from Canada you know Dr. Gifford-Jones. If not, you probably do not. He is a doctor that has his opinions and editorials published across Canadian newspapers. His most recent, about concussions is so good I am going to post the […]
There are bound to be days when your child wants to quit sports. What will you say when that happens? Are You Frustrated with the Politics of Youth Sports? The issue of politics in youth sports can take all the fun out of the game – if you let it! I…Read More
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I hear many complaints these days about the younger generation’s lack of civility. And indeed, times have changed. But where do we draw the line when it comes to respectful behavior in children? How do we teach them to live considerately of others?
While driving through Seattle recently, I saw a small group of boys on a neighborhood street corner…
Robin Williams was an amazing talent. Although he was an unbelievable comedian, I always enjoyed his dramatic portrayals more. One his most powerful scenes came in the movie Good Will Hunting with Matt Damon. Damon’s character, Will, had gone through foster care. During that time, he had been severely physically abused…