(And How You Can Help Him Answer Them)
We are thrilled to welcome pediatrician and best-selling author, Dr. Meg Meeker, to share her wisdom about the important role fathers play in a child’s life.
When I was 8 years old, my father took me to work with him on Saturday mornings to Mass General .... More »
Enough with focusing on the negativity in youth sports. Let’s concentrate on spreading the positive. Are you with me? I believe that all of us, together, can make a positive difference in our youth sports culture. And I’d like to ask for your help in doing that. In case you haven’t.... More »
Benefits of Mental Game Training For Young Athletes
Sports parents and children alike may be hesitant to adopt mental game coaching for a variety of reasons…
It’s common for a sports parent to think:
“If I encourage my sports children to work on their mental game, it might HURT their .... More »
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Hamstring strains can be frustrating for the athlete because they can take a long time to heal, and even after healing they have a tendency to happen over and ov.... More »
9 Questions Every Youth Sports Parent Should Answer With another new school year quickly approaching and season openers around the corner, you may already have questions about what fall youth sports will hold for you and your child. Will the coach see my child’s potential? Will my child get enoug.... More »
For years I have been a big fan and practitioner of the OODA Loop. The OODA Loop was developed in the late 1960s by US Air Force Colonel John Boyd to help train fighter pilots during the Vietnam War. But know I want to talk about it in the context of sport and how it can be used to teach decision-making on the field to your athletes…
Events in the U.S. media in the past week make this a good time for a reminder: Copying from Wikipedia is just like copying from anything or anybody else. The source doesn’t matter—a news story, Wikipedia, a press release, a crowdsourced site like Yahoo Answers. If you didn’t write it yourself, you need to attribute it…
The information being brought to The Concussion Blog has been astounding, newsworthy, controversial (to some) and welcome. We are not paying anyone for their guest posts, rather providing a platform for the information. The inbox is always open for such things – with me as executive editor…