The 10 Best Seconds in Baseball This Year + MORE

The 10 Best Seconds in Baseball This Year + MORE
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Ankle Sprain: When Can I Play Again + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Recovery and return to play after ankle sprains will vary depending on the severity of the injury, and the injured athlete’s unique healing response Sport spec.... More »

Confession: I’m Too Harsh with My Kids + MORE

  I realized, I’m too harsh with my kids. The other day, I was driving with my two kids in the backseat. My daughter started to do things that annoyed my son. He was clearly upset and started laying into her. Immediately, I noticed his harsh words and tone. My daughter was hurt and began .... More »

Top 5 Youth Sports Injuries,Part 4: Female Concussions and 3 Facts You Should Know

This week, Female Concussions is the fourth injury in a 5-part series on youth sports injuries, sponsored by the UHealth Sports Medicine Institute, part of the University of Miami health system. UHealth is paying me for these posts because they believe strongly in the importance of a safe youth.... More »

COPING WITH ADVERSITY: What Do You Say to Your Athlete When They Have A Bad Game? + MORE

You know what’s hard to do if you’re a parent?  When your athletic son or daughter has a tough game. And afterwards, you want to say just the right thing to boost their spirits. But finding the right words, or knowing the right time to say something, is very, very hard. Now — and this may.... More »

Is Applause For I.O.C.'s New Rules For Transgender Athletes Premature?

  On January 24, 2016 the International Olympic Committee announced new guidelines for transgender athletes’ eligibility to compete in the Olympics.  While hailed by one trans athlete as bringing the IOC "into the modern world," the applause for the IOC may be premature. read mo.... More »

25 Parenting Educators to Follow

– rootsofaction.com

For parents seeking advice and insights on child rearing, the Information Age can be a mixed blessing.
Every conceivable parenting challenge can be found via search engines and refined to your exact specifications. You can share your experiences with “Mommy or Daddy Bloggers” and get feedback from almost anyone willing to respond to your questions…

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The Baseball Hall of Fame honored Roger Angell this weekend with the J.G. Taylor Spink Award, its writing honor. Angell is the first writer so honored who was never a member of the Baseball Writers Association of America. Never a beat writer, Angell wrote long, literary essays about the national pastime for the New Yorker beginning in 1962…

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national youth football championships 1406696022 1383630537 The 10 Best Seconds in Baseball This Year + MOREThe nominees for the best moment in baseball this year include no-hitters, walk-off homers, grand slam home runs, triple plays and outfielders gunning down base runners at home plate.  And, the winner of “The 10 Best Seconds in Baseball” is…
A kid hugging his dad for catching a foul ball at a Padres vs…

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flag football tournament 1406696026 1864854303 The 10 Best Seconds in Baseball This Year + MOREFall tryouts are right around the corner. You may have even had a few captain’s practices already. Whether your sport is soccer, football, field hockey, volleyball, or a different fall sport, it’s important to make the proper offseason preparations in order to make a good first impression at tryouts…

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kids football tournaments 1406696020 349460205 The 10 Best Seconds in Baseball This Year + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Independent and objective scientific analysis is adding to our knowledge of football helmet safety
The researchers at Virginia Tech will next analyze ice hockey helmets and then in the coming years look at baseball, softball, and lacrosse
I would predict that the evidence will be used by parents to demand the safest equipment for their kids

Whenever possible we like to base our medical decisions on high-quality scientific evidence…

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