Parents, are you ready for back-to-school? Your parenting mindset just might be the most important way to impact your children’s learning and development!
The following authors share the latest thinking and research on learning, achievement, family well-being, parent engagement, special need.... More »
Originally Posted January, 2011… Hogwash! There is NOTHING mild about a concussion, period. However media, teams, players and even medical staffs continue to use this nomenclature with this injury. It is simply counterproductive to label this injury with a “mild” tag, and hampers the.... More »
When I was two, I was playing in the sandbox with my sister. My dad was mowing the lawn and he asked her to go inside and get him a drink. As he went back to his work, turning his back for a second, I decided to go for a walk. As fate would have it, the train tracks were about a quarter mile .... 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 &qu.... More »
Do Parents Expect Athlete to Not Make Mistakes?
Do your sports kids struggle with their composure or game after making mistakes? We receive this question a lot:
A coach asks:
“I coach a U16 girls team, and I find that while they are great athletically, they tend to fold under pressure and cru.... More »
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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 […]