Dr. Jim MacDonald, a clinical professor at Ohio State and pediatric sports medicine specialist at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, says that youth sports coaches are key to injury prevention, and says organizations need to a better job of getting high school and youth coaches to &qu.... More »
A Guest Post from Amy Tiemann, PhD
The new mobile game Pokémon Go has won the hearts and minds of millions of Americans with over 7 million downloads in its first week of release. This has happened so quickly that many parents are just catching up with this new craze.
What makes this game diff.... More »
Excitement, emotional roller coasters, surprises, disappointments, upsets, success, and unforgettable moments. Those words are a short summary of the NCAA College Basketball National Tournament, also known as March Madness. Those exact same words can also be used to describe fatherhood.
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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
More than a third of young athletes treated for concussions at a Texas sports clinic went back into the game after their injury despite safety recommendations
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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…