By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
A recent study shows that head first sliding has a higher injury risk than feet first sliding
Additionally, breakaway bases also reduce injury risk from sliding
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How To Mentally Rehearse Using Visualization
deal with sports parents and the mental game challenges their sports kids have. Visit Peaksports.com and click on contact us to submit your question for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game videocast or podcast.
Here’s the question Dr. Patrick Cohn.... More »
I thought it might be helpful to introduce some of the “secrets” of sports psychology to parents, coaches, educators, and of course, the athletes themselves.
Please bear in mind that the science of sports psychology has really only been around for about 40 years or so. When I was in coll.... More »
The Worst Question in Sports: What We Talk About When We Say ‘Talk About’ by Bryan Curtis at Grantland, is a terrific piece on two levels.
First, it’s just a good, solidly reported opinion story. Curtis analyzes the ubiquity of the sports-media question that begins with “Talk about .... More »
The NCAA Basketball Tournament is a big deal, and understanding March Madness terms will help you talk conversationally with most basketball fans. The annual, three-week NCAA Division I Basketball Tournament accounts for over 85% of the NCAA’s annual revenues. It’s estimated that some $9 bil.... More »
If you visit here enough and take the time to look at the comments at the end of the posts you might notice a person named “Phil”. He especially took time to comment on the work of Terry Ott and his seven-part series about CTE in the CFL. Thanks to Terry and this blog we […]
Thomas Edison once said, “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” Edison’s words are loaded with truth. And, like most clichés, they often leave us wondering why things aren’t that clear in real life.
There will be days when you feel like a failure…
It is finally here. March Madness has finally arrived. No matter how much you enjoy the college basketball regular season, March Madness is always highly anticipated. In my opinion it is the greatest sports tournament on the planet. Ever!
March Madness creates college basketball legends, and college basketball legendary moments…
There are a lot of reasons why coaches shape the lives of young people. Check out the results that our friends at Lockr found from their recent survey.
See how Lockr can give you more time to work with your athletes by signing up for a free trial on their website.
“May we all live to be 100 years old with one year to repent.” On this great Irish feast of St. Patrick’s Day, let’s put our wits to the test with a little “St. Patrick’s Day Sports Quiz.”
Take one minute to answer the trivia questions below. Then, compare your responses to the answers, and then the score key…
We’re going to stay all-basketball for this edition of Shoutouts. Let’s start with one of my favorite subjects, the ridiculously stupid press release issued every year by some publicity-seeking firm that presumably does something useful the rest of the year. This release uses made-up numbers and false assumptions to supposedly estimate how much the tournament costs American business…
Whether your child has a coach he loves and respects or one that he isn’t too fond of, pleasing him or her is probably a top priority as he plays youth sports.
If your child pleases the coach, he may feel that he will get more playing time, the position he wants, or he will get picked for the important jobs…