Stiffer Penalties for Boarding, Checking From Behind In High School Ice Hockey for 2014-2015 Season + MORE

Stiffer Penalties for Boarding, Checking From Behind In High School Ice Hockey for 2014-2015 Season + MORE
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10 Reasons Youth Sports Brings Out Your Crazy + MORE

Every time you go to a sporting event to watch your child play, there’s a good chance that’ll feel a strange metamorphosis take place. In a way, it’s almost as if an alien takes over your body. Your calm gives way to crazy and you are not even sure how or why it happens. Why […] .... More »
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Can 6 Questions Predict Elbow Injury Risk For Young Pitchers?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: We are gaining more knowledge about the factors responsible for overuse injuries and catastrophic elbow ligament tears in young pitchers It is far better to moni.... More »

SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY: Today’s Appearance on The NFL Network + MORE

Just FYI…..many of you know me for my work in the field of sports parenting. But long before I became involved in this area, I did my undergraduate and graduate work in psychology. And I specialized in sports psychology which, back when I was in college, was pretty much an unknown and uncharte.... More »
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PITCH COUNTS: Are They Really Working…or Resulting in Too Many HS Forfeits? + MORE

Now that we’re most than halfway through the HS baseball season, I thought it would be smart to review whether the state-by-state rules regarding pitch counts and limits are actually having a positive impact. And overall, I do think it’s very fair to say that the pitch count rules have – i.... More »
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Sports Parents: Do Your Kids Want Your Approval?

Pressure And Social Approval Often, young athletes worry too much about what teammates, parents, coaches and friends think about how they’re performing on the court, field or course. When they seek others’ approval of their performance and abilities, and then don’t do well, they can feel inad.... More »
junior football tournaments 1400660723 1347717693 Stiffer Penalties for Boarding, Checking From Behind In High School Ice Hockey for 2014 2015 Season + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Unfortunately, there is no single best measurement that can predict elite level performance in endurance athletes
Multiple factors such as VO2 max, running economy, genetics, and training methods likely all play a role
Almost all elite level endurance athletes will use High Intensity Interval Training for some portion of their training, making it the most effective training method

I’ve recently written a post about the one best predictor of elite level performance in predominantly anaerobic sports such as football (it is power, roughly the ability to produce maximal force in the shortest time)…

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More stringent penalties for boarding and checking from behind in high school ice hockey have been approved for the 2014-15 season.

Acting at its April meeting in Indianapolis, the Ice Hockey Rules Committee of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) voted for changes to Rule 6-4 (boarding) and Rule 6-7 (checking from behind)…

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Using the “Power of the Permit” to Protect Youth Leaguers’   Safety
By Doug Abrams
 In Vineland, New Jersey last week, the Daily Journal ran a story under the ominous headline, “Midget Football May Be Banned.” The city says that the Vineland Midget Football League, which enrolls players between five and fourteen, reported only two of at least eight players who suffered concussions last season…

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“Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.” – Vince Lombardi. Our daughters are under direct and intended assault to undermine their confidence, which in turn breeds a massive industry that profits from their shattered self-images.
“If tomorrow women woke up and decided they liked their bodies, just think how many industries would go out of business…

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Let’s agree on three things together.
1. Bob Ryan is a great sportswriter. In his prime he was part of an amazing sports department at the Boston Globe, and was in no way a weak link on a team that included Peter Gammons, Leigh Montville, Will McDonough and Bud Collins. He’s a Hall of Fame kind of writer…

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