By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
A woman develops about half her bone mineral content during her adolescent years, and healthy bone mineral content and bone mass lower the risk for stress fractu.... More »
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 w.... More »
Helping Young Athletes Let Go of Mistakes
When kids hang onto mistakes, they often end up experiencing low confidence, frustration and poor performance.
When they dwell on their mistakes, they can’t focus in the moment or have fun playing sports because they become so angry with themselves.
I.... More »
Building Your Child’s Confidence Through Sports
Abby Wambach, two-time Olympic gold medalist and Women’s World Cup Champion, has some great insights into the world of sports parenting that illustrate the lessons we try to instill in parents.
In a recent article with the Washington Post, she.... More »
Have you ever been placed in a position where the most important decisions you need to make have to happen before you really have a lay of the land?
Maybe you’re hired for an important company position and you have to approve a budget for the year ahead. At the point that you’re hired, y.... More »
Contact: Brooke de Lench
Concord, Mass. (January 27, 2014)
MomsTEAM.com and the non-profit MomsTEAM Institute applaud the announcement today by the Sports Legacy Institute (SLI) of its Hit Count® certification program as a welcome development in the utilization of impact sensor technology in contact and collision sports to make sports safer…
It’s not actually snowing, but no school today because of -20′s windchill. With my kids out and some time to relax, I have found myself looking back and getting a bit nervous for the upcoming week. It was a heckuva weekend as an athletic trainer and this week is shaping up to be a big […]
Where we live it has been cold, snowy, and icy for a couple months now. You may be like me and feel the cold is getting old now. And not only can the cold and snow get old, but sometimes your marriage can get cold also.
If you’re feeling the cold in your marriage, then your wife probably has frostbite! It’s time to defrost and turn up the heat in your marriage…
I occasionally look for videos for education purposes. Today, I found a really good one, except for the “minor concussion” note early on… More to come today…Filed under: Education, General, Video Tagged: YouTube
Coming up at 3:30 EST in New York City as part of the Super Bowl week the Sports Legacy Institute will being having an announcement about an initiative that could help with concussion issues. It is no secret this will deal with the Hit Count ideas floated two years ago. Below is the re-post of […]
We don’t highlight pro wrestling content in the Shoutouts very often, but this 2014 WWE Royal Rumble Preview by Big Nasty is worth it. Big Nasty is nice in front of the camera, comfortable and with good body language and an engaging style. The text isn’t just a blurb either. There’s some meat there…
Prevention of concussion is a bit of an oxymoron; nothing we know about concussions can stop them from occurring while in action. HOWEVER, there is one way to prevent concussions – limiting exposure to the collisions that create a concussion. Moreover, research suggests – as well as observations – that being exposed to subconcussive hits […]
Perhaps, pending a vote in June, new standards could be set to get a helmet NOCSAE certified. The news comes as the research arm has come up with plans for a testing scenario for something beyond linear drops; The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) board of directors has approved the development […]