As you sit on the sidelines, what are you watching most? The score? The time-clock, your phone, or your child? As hard as it is, I’d like to suggest that you tear your eyes away from the scoreboard and focus more on what you observe as you watch your child. There some important things that...R.... More »
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Warmup based injury prevention programs such as the FIFA 11+ and others show a dramatic reduction in injury rates for young athletes
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Five years ago, I wrote that the “Future of Journalism is endless panel discussions about the Future of Journalism.” I’m not yet convinced I was wrong, but I still enjoyed this short video on Politico in which chief White House correspondent Mike Allen talks to Don Baer and Alan Mu.... More »
The two most storied NFL franchises. The Black-and-Blue Division. Coaches like Vince Lombardi and George Halas. The venues: Lambeau Field and Soldier Field. Players like Ditka, Farve, Nitchske, Sayers, Starr and Payton. Fan bases who love their teams. Winning histories. Championships.
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In my opinion, the best movie about Vietnam is We Were Soldiers starring Mel Gibson. He plays lieutenant general Hal Moore who commanded the first major battle of that war known as the Battle of Ia Drang. Surrounded and facing overwhelming odds, Moore and his soldiers withstood the onslaught .... More »
At first Stephen and Rachel were delighted when their 21-year-old son showed up at home with a car full of belongings and no immediate plans.
“Mind if I crash here for a few weeks?” he asked. And of course they said yes, unconditionally.
They were sure he’d be off before long for that job he’d been talking about…
CoachUp, the nation’s leading private coaching company, and Major League Ultimate, the premier professional Ultimate league, announced today a partnership to provide access to professional players as private coaches.
With the partnership, youth, high school and adult athletes seeking to improve their Ultimate game skills can arrange private coaching directly with professional Ultimate players through CoachUp…
My article on sport specialization, “Is it Wise to Specialize,” prompted quite a bit of discussion, commentary, and controversy, with people chiming in from all across the globe. Certainly the dynamics of single v multiple sport participation, and its effect upon performance, injury, and burnout, is not a settled issue, and arouses many emotions…
The Good Sports TD Garden Invitational will certainly be memorable to many high school basketball players from Massachusetts. There were 14 high school teams playing at TD Garden throughout the day. The winners of the day were Bishop Fenwick, Wellesley, Lynn Classical, Lexington, Andover, Mansfield, and Newton North…