#tbt Post: Mild Concussions + MORE

#tbt Post: Mild Concussions + MORE

Toben Nelson: Raising Awareness About Link Between Sports Participation And Risk of Heavy Drinking + MORE

In recognition of April as National Youth Sports Safety Month, MomsTeam is again asking our friends in the medical, health, fitness, nutrition and athletic training communities to write blogs answering two questions: first, how or why did they get into their field, and second, how have they made a .... More »

Be Prepared + MORE

Originally posted on Athletic Training and Fitness:Be Prepared– A motto that the Boy Scouts introduced. And a concept that Athletic Trainers practice. Be Prepared. For what? ANYTHING. Athletic Trainers are prepared for just about anything. We take the time to prepare prior to a game or practic.... More »

Getting Recruited: What College Coaches Want You to Know About Your Child and College Sports + MORE

This post on Getting Recruited is Part 6 of a 6-part series What Your Child’s Sports Coach Wants You to Know, sponsored by TeamSnap, a company that does its very best to give parents, coaches, and teams a tool that will facilitate clear and consistent communication.    For many young athl.... More »

2017 Sports Nutrition News

  In this era of highly competitive sports, more and more runners, cyclists, soccer players and other serious athletes are eagerly seeking information on how to fuel optimally. Performance nutrition is also of interest to Marines, special operations troops such as the Navy Sea, Air and Land .... More »

Digital Health and Wellness for 21st Century Families

https://www.rootsofaction.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Digital-Health-Families.jpgThe post Digital Health and Wellness for 21st Century Families appeared first on Roots of Action..... More »

Spirit Wear Gets a Whole New Sparkle

– sportsgirlsplay.com

national flag football tournament 1394812175 528295502 #tbt Post: Mild Concussions + MOREGone are the days of ‘shrink it and pink it’ for female fan apparel – Prep Sportswear launched their new feminine Sparkle Twill line for schools and sports! Moms, elementary kids, tweens, teens and beyond will love this sassy new look while rooting for their favorite team! We were sent two items from this new line to review and my daughter chose a traditional looking baseball shirt and a more trendy slouch sweatshirt…

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Friday Night Tykes

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It’s no secret that parents often push their children to extremes when it comes to sports. One such example is from the show, Friday Night Tykes. We’ve got a short clip for you to watch below. As you watch, consider ways in which you might be too harsh or too extreme in dealing with your own children…

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“You have the opportunity today to rip their $%&@#*! heads off, and let them bleed! If I cut ‘em with a knife, they are gonna bleed!”
This is not a scene from a war, mob, or gangster movie, but the words of a youth football coach to his 8 year-old players. This is one of many similar scenes I watched from Friday Night Tykes, a reality-based TV show which follows several teams in a Texas youth football league…

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 1394812163 215366962 #tbt Post: Mild Concussions + MOREWhen St. Michael Albertville High School wrestler Mitchell McKee pinned Blaine High School’s Malik Stewart in the 120 pound final at the Minnesota State High School Wrestling Championships, events after the match caused quite a stir. You see, McKee’s father is battling terminal cancer. Mitchell’s dream of winning the title for his dad came through in dramatic fashion…

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Superstar athletes are a lot less accessible to the media than they used to be. There was a time a writer could cover a football (soccer) match in London, file their report on the whistle and then share a few pints in a pub with the players afterwards, but not anymore.
Agents and teams fiercely control their most valuable assets in today’s world, which makes any exclusive access the media can procure all the more precious…

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Another Hopkins Buzzer Beater!

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nfl flag football tournament 1394812162 261104222 #tbt Post: Mild Concussions + MOREIn a Minnesota State High School Basketball semifinal game last night, it appeared as if the Hopkins vs. Shakopee game was going to go down in history as one of the most boring 4 overtime games in history.  With no shot clock in Minnesota high school ball, Hopkins took the strategy of playing for the last shot against Shakopee’s match up zone defense…

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I realize this is, kind of, short notice, but space remains for this good-looking concussion conference in Arizona, next week.  However; The CACTIS Foundation and Banner Concussion Center present recognized thought leaders at the Third Annual Current Topics in Sports Medicine and Concussions 2014: The Essentials Saturday March 22nd in Scottsdale, AZ, at The Scottsdale Plaza Hotel…

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#tbt Post: Mild Concussions

– theconcussionblog.com

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 effort of everyone trying to increase awareness…

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 1394812171 371971760 #tbt Post: Mild Concussions + MOREDr. Bob Schafer (seated) of Prophecy Sciences at SSAC14One of the unmistakable takeaways from the recent MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference is that teams across all sports are looking for the “next big thing” that will offer a competitive advantage.  For most of the 2,000 attendees at this year’s event, the holy grail was assumed to be buried somewhere in the Big Data world of sports statistics and their endless permutations and combinations…

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