By Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Brian Cole, M.D.
Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush
Head Team Physician, Chicago Bulls (NBA)
Tal David, M.D.
Synergy Specialists Medical.... More »
Quitting youth sports is not something I would usually go around recommending because I love it so much and believe it can teach kids so much, but there’s an exception to every rule and here’s one reason why I’d advise it for your child. If your child is not growing in o confidence.... More »
Helping Sports Kids Overcome Pregame Anxiety
Just before a game, your kids may say they’re feeling jittery and will look distracted, over-excited and tense. They may have sweaty palms and a pounding heart.
In many cases, such feelings are pregame jitters or “butterflies” that actually.... More »
Entitlement is another one of those relatively new concepts in youth sports that really didn’t exist when most of today’s sports parents were growing up. Like the concept of travel teams, or burnout, or repetitive use injuries, coaching entitlement is one of those issues that has sprung up.... More »
The foundation of mental toughness is your ability to stay calm and composed under pressure. If you can’t control your level of pre- and during-event nervousness, your performance will ALWAYS be inconsistent and you’ll never reach your potential.
All the talent, strength, and coordination in t.... More »
The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) is recommending to its members that they adopt limits on full-contact practices in high school football.
The recommendations, contained in a position paper issued by the NFHS Concussion Summit Task Force in July 2014, have been approved by the NFHS Sports Medicine Advisory Committee (SMAC) and the NFHS Board of Directors…
NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 12, 2014 – US Lacrosse representatives who hope to put the final touches on the women’s lacrosse headgear performance standard will be among the attendees at this week’s semi-annual ASTM International meeting in New Orleans. The standard recently completed phase one of the balloting process and is being edited for the required second balloting phase, expected to begin in January…
A friend of mine is married to an elementary school teacher. His wife has to get up early and needs her sleep to have enough energy for the kids in her class. Quite often, she will go to bed earlier than my friend who is a night owl.
Early in their marriage, on more than one occasion, he stumbled into the bedroom late without considering his volume…
On November 8, I attended “JournCamp,” a traveling program run by the Society of Professional Journalists. The program was held at Florida International University, and I was joined in attendance by a couple dozen journalists from all over the state of Florida—other sportswriters, war correspondents, radio and TV media, authors, etc…
The Bracket (SEE FULL BRACKET)
Some of the greatest coaches to grace the gridiron or pace the hardwood have been fictional. They hold a special place in pop culture history, and sometimes we wish they could hop out of the TV and give us a pep talk. Unfortunately the closest we can get is flipping on the TV or digging into our Netflix queue…