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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Repaying Favorite Coaches and Teachers Years Later
By Doug Abrams
My most recent column explained the enduring player-coach bond. “Behind only the parent-child and child-sibling bonds, the teacher-student bond can be one of life’s most lasting. Coaches are teachers, and players are their stude.... More »
Saint Michaels University School has recently been the subject of a coach abuse investigation by Canadian Television and The Toronto Star Newspaper. The following is a follow-up radio interview with Dr. Goldberg and the journalist who put the story together for The Star, Robert Cribb. The coach und.... More »
From time to time, I receive emails from frustrated parents who feel that their son or daughter’s coach is non-communicative with either the kids or the parents. The coach basically says, “I don’t want to deal with the Moms and Dads. If you have a problem with that, take it up with.... More »
I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while. I keep putting it off …
I’m a procrastinator, which you might think wouldn’t mix with a deadline-driven business, but deadlines are life-savers for those of us who like to put things off. If not for deadlines, I’d still be.... More »
These days, kids as young as 7 have begun specializing in one sport. That means that they are practicing the sport year-round to boost their performance- not just for the fun of it.
Such early specialization–and specialization in general–has its drawbacks, says Greg Chertok, a sport & exercise psychology consultant…
Northeastern University journalism professor Dan Kennedy urges you to Blog Like a Journalist in an excellent post at Medium. Acknowledging that “the revolutionary gleam has worn off” of blogging, Kennedy argues that it “remains at the center of the digital media toolbox.”
So why set up a solo blog?
The reason is that you need an online home that is controlled by you — not by Mark Zuckerberg or Arianna Huffington or some other digital mogul seeking to get rich from your content…
Terry Ott has filed this report to The Concussion Blog, again this is his journalism, we offer up the space for him to publish. If you want to post here feel free to contact us. ========== Will Claim Debilitating Injury From Multiple Concussions and “Neglectful” Treatment HAMILTON,ONT…
According to Sports Illustrated, sports psychologists have been studying how elite athletes react. One would think hitting 95-mph fast balls or 150-mph serves would come down to quicker reflexes. It turns out that when elite athletes are tested in the lab, their reaction speeds are no better than those of people chosen off the street…