By Steve Chmielewski, DPT
Physical Therapist at Athletico, Westchester, IL
This blog post first appeared in Sports Medicine Weekly, founded by our partner Dr. Brian Cole
The author points out the need for proper balance training as part of off-ice preseason hockey preparation, to improv.... More »
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Specific basketball warmup programs focusing on balance and agility show reductions in lower extremity injury rates
These warmup programs are attractive because .... More »
We’re well-overdue for a new Coach Spotlight in 2016, so we’re excited to add another entry with Coach Jared from New York! Since it’s been a minute, it may be worthwhile to revisit the purpose of these blog posts — many of you may not ever teach Yoga, or even take a lesson o.... More »
Is Your Young Athlete a Perfectionist?
A young athlete asks:
“I’m 14 years old and have been playing tennis since I was 5. But 2 years ago I started to go to an academy. And at the same time I started to play tournaments. One of my coaches calls me a bull because I’m always so stu.... More »
Communicating With Other Sports Parents
A parent asks, “How do you talk to other parents about being good sports parents?”
This is a good question.
Too often, well-meaning sports parents are too loud on the sidelines, argue with the refs and coaches, and overall, set bad examples for their chil.... 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…