By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
We are seeing more ACL injuries in young growing athletes than we used to several decades ago, and more young athletes choose to have early ACL surgery
ACL surge.... More »
What’s The Problem With Perfectionism?
Perfectionist sports kids show up to practice on time and work hard to improve their skills. Coaches like them because they follow directions. Sounds perfect, right?
But there’s a problem with perfectionist sports kids—often, both in sports and life..... More »
Helping your child’s youth sports team is important for you, your child, and your child’s team. We tell our kids over and over that in order to win they must work together as a team. A great way for you to show them how this works is by working with other parents on the team...Read .... More »
Tonight, many excited children will pretend to be asleep as they listen for sounds on the rooftop. They will lie awake eager to catch a sight of the magical figure of Santa Claus. At some point, they will drift off but will probably wake up and run to the tree to see the presents he has left .... More »
What can sports kids learn from the US Open semifinal Upset?
Kids can learn a lot from underdog Roberta Vinci’s surprise win over Serena Williams during the US Open’s semifinals…
Serena Williams is viewed as the best tennis player in the world. And Vinci is viewed as an underdog.
So how d.... 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…