This is a given. If your son or daughter plays competitive sports, at some point in their career, they’re going to get hurt.
It might be an ankle sprain, a bump on the head, a jammed neck. Or it might be more serious, such as a sprained MCL, broken leg, etc.
The good news is that if your kid g.... More »
This post is sponsored by Shannon McDougall, author of Beginning Mental Training Skills, a program that trains athletes to deal with anxiety and disappointment in youth sports. It’s not fun to watch your child get discouraged when playing sports. Unfortunately, we can’t give our kids.... More »
Helping Young Athletes Rebuild Confidence
One parent asks:
“My child was recently demoted out of the starting lineup on his basketball team and has been having troubles playing ever since. What can I do to help him get back in the starting lineup?”
Demotions of any kind can undermine ki.... More »
It was back in October of 2013….close to two years ago….that I introduced you my WFAN audience to Steve Bandura of the Anderson Monarchs baseball team. And I approached Steve a few weeks ago to have him back on.
To me, Steve is one of those unsung American heroes who, for 20- years in South Phil.... More »
On December 21, 2015, MomsTeam Institute of Youth Sports Safety held a special advance screening of Sony Pictures's new movie, Concussion, starring Will Smith, at the Loews - Boston Common theatre.
Joining me at the screening and a post-screening reception at the Ritz-Carlton were concu.... More »
Originally posted January 7, 2011 this was one of the first places to examine and educate people about the Fencing Response, since that time this post has been viewed nearly 50,000 times. This is a great resource. ========== The fencing response is an unnatural position of the arms following a concussion…
This was another very early post of this blog back in 2010, September to be exact. As you can tell I was very green to the whole linking of articles and writing. However, this is an important article regarding concussion statistics by sport from five years ago. I would be interesting to do a follow-up […]