By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
eSports are rising rapidly in participation, viewership, and money flow
Gamers are prone to overuse injuries of the upper extremity due to long hours of practice.... More »
Here’s a quick review of the biggest topics and headlines regarding sports parenting issues from 2014.
Let’s start with the biggest issue of the year…concussions:
Here’s what we know:
1– Concussions are commonplace in HS football, but they also occur in any contact sport, such as i.... More »
At-Home Workout Halloween is finally upon us, but if you’re worried about all those chocolates and sweets, we’ve got the perfect At-Home Workout for you to take advantage of on Sunday! All of our workouts focus on delivering fun, calorie-burning activities that don’t require an exp.... More »
Finding just the right gift for coaches is always a challenge. As a coach’s wife for 29 years, I think I saw just about every gift possible for a coach. But I decided to do a little digging and come up with some creative ideas. Here are 5 unique gifts for coaches (and volunteers) that...Read.... More »
A chiropractor's role in concussion testing and treatment is similar to that of a pediatrician, says Dallas-based chiropractor and strength and conditioning coach, Steve Horowtiz, D.C., CSCS, in that he or she needs to know about the importance of core and neck strengthening and range of motion in.... More »
We’re pleased to announce the winners of our first ever CoachUp Coach Awards. We established the CoachUp Awards to recognize our top coaches whose phenomenal work is helping athletes around the country reach another level. The CoachUp team took a number of factors into account when awarding these honors, such as: coach score, client reviews, testimonials, response rate, and first-hand experience working with coaches directly…
The National Athletic Trainers’ Association has released a new position statement on the management of sport concussion.. The release came during the NATA’s 5th annual Youth Sports Safety Summit in Washington, DC.
The statement is an update to the NATA’s original 2004 concussion guidelines (Guskiewicz KM, et al…
“Be who we be. If we be who we ain’t, we ain’t who we be.” I said this to my team once in a pregame speech. What I wanted them to understand was that if we expected to be successful and reach the goals we set for ourselves, we would need to consistently be at our best. We needed to do the right things to the best of our ability as often as possible…
Spring Break is a time your kids are definitely looking forward to. But maybe you aren’t. Perhaps your kids are on break, but you aren’t. Or maybe you are off work, but can’t afford to go anywhere. Or maybe your spouse has to work, while you and the kids get a break. What can you do to make your spring break staycation fun for the entire family?
Whether you are able to take a trip or not, you want to make the most of any time off…
Magazine editor Ann Friedman, who says she’s been in the biz since 2005, writes in an essay at CJR.org, “Journalists my age and younger have never operated under the illusion that a staff job at The New Yorker or a New York Times column was in our future. But nearly a decade into the digital-media revolution, another shift has occurred…
The boy was a proud member of the Greensburg HS varsity basketball team. Problem was, the head coach informed the young man that the team had a strict policy about hair length and maintaining a clean cut image, and that unless he cut his hair, he would be off the team.
The boy protested. He pointed out that there were no such rules for the other varsity boys’ teams at the HS, and certainly no such hair-length rules applied to the girls’ teams…