Texas Youth Football Program: Ten Ways It Is Walking The Talk On Safety

Texas Youth Football Program: Ten Ways It Is Walking The Talk On Safety

BOOK REVIEW: HEMORRHOIDS AT HALFTIME -An Insider’s View of High School Athletics

Over the course of my doing my radio show over the years, I have assembled a pretty substantial library of books on sports in this country. Many of these works are written by dedicated individuals who share my passion and concern for what’s happening to kids in sports. And the vast majority of the.... More »
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Making The Game Day “Go” Or “No Go” Decision

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: The decision to allow an athlete to play or recommend sitting out is complex, and involves an assessment of medical factors, sport based risk evaluation, and sit.... More »
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When Can I Return To Sports After ACL Surgery? + MORE

By Geoffrey Abrams, M.D. Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University   And Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Most surgeons will like to see at least 90% strength in the operated.... More »
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Swim Bag Essentials + MORE

Disclosure: This post includes affiliate links which means I may earn a small commission on purchases made through these links at no additional cost to you.  My daughter just finished another season of high school swim and had one of the best season's of her career to date. Her hair also survived t.... More »

SPORTS PARENTING TRENDS: Revisiting the Most Pressing Issues in Youth and Amateur Sports + MORE

Back in June of this year, I did a Sports Edge show in which I asked a fairly simple question about youth sports. And the response was so overwhelming that I promised myself that I would come back to revisit the topic soon. And today is that day. What was that question? What do you think is the bigg.... More »
Participation in youth sports in general, and in youth
football in particular, is on the decline in some parts of the nation.  One of the biggest factors driving the
decline is a concern about injuries. 

Lots of youth sports programs say they
want to improve safety, but how many are actually making the effort to
implement best health and safety practices?
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