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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Solid Advice for Bratty Kids + MORE

  The moment you held your baby for the first time was beautiful. It was a clean slate. As you projected into the future, all you could see were positive times ahead. You may have foreseen the typical problems in parenting, but you knew how you were going to handle it. The future was bright. Yo.... More »

SPORT SAFETY: Getting an Insight on Kids’ Vision

Dr. Don Teig is a Florida-based eye doctor who has dedicated his career to not only providing top-flight eye care to professional athletes in a variety of sports, but has also tried to be on the leading edge of technological advancements with sports and eyesight. In his new book, HIGH PERFORMANCE VI.... More »

2 Key Ways to Invest in Your Child’s Youth Sports Experience

Are you fully investing yourself in your child’s youth sports experience? As sports parents, it’s easy to coast through youth sports. Go to the games, volunteer your time, write the checks–yes you are enjoying the experience, but at the same time, you might be missing out on some very valu.... More »
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227 Funny Fantasy Football Team Names for 2015

What are you going to call your fantasy football team this year? Do you take the literary route with “Game of Throws”? Or, pay your respect to a famous retail store with “Victorious Secret”? Have a favorite QB? You could go with “Brady’s Bunch” or “Arm.... More »

European Championship 2016 Preview + MORE

by Ben Nadeau, Danny Moon, Terrell Brown, and Daniel McGuinness editing by Katie Curtis We’re back! You didn’t think we’d preview Copa America Centenario and then just completely sleep on the European Championship, didn’t you? CoachUp has assembled the same great team to brin.... More »
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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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