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

A Quick Guide to Vitamins and Supplements for Athletes

What’s the bottom line when it comes to vitamins and supplements for athletes? The subject of vitamins and supplements for athletes can fill books, but in this post I am going to give you a very simple tutorial on what’s best for your child. This post is sponsored by Smarty Pants Vitamin.... More »
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The World’s Most Watched Sports Physicals

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: The real purpose of the NFL Combine is to do preparticipation physical exams on the athletes entering the NFL draft Will Sam Darnold throw? Apparently not. Will a .... More »

Here’s Why a Sports Parenting Martyr Complex Doesn’t Work

Sports Parenting sometimes brings out the martyr in even the best of moms or dads. As a parent, do you ever play the martyr in your home? I have to admit that I mastered the role pretty well, and sometimes I’m still tempted to fall back into using it. But the honest truth is, martyr...Read.... More »

Philadelphia Eagles Chris Long Donates Entire Salary to Charity + MORE

At a time when football players and fans are experiencing more division, Eagles’ defensive lineman Chris Long has set a new example. Long is donating his 2017 base salary to specific educational institutions – a total of 16 paychecks. The money will donate educational organizations focused o.... More »

How to Be an Athlete-Oriented Coach + MORE

I’ve written about the topic of good coaching vs. bad coaching many times in my career, and it always amazes me how much of a chord this strikes in the hearts of athletes, parents, and coaches alike. There are a lot of great coaches out there, but there are also many who just don’t know how to.... 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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