I was recently in Ohio for a family event. At this event, my father and his friends began sharing stories of their childhood. Everyone shared stories of their days of triumph on the sporting fields in their small Midwest town. As the event progressed, it evolved into a full on discussion about youth.... More »
Champions are tough. They fight hard, play hard, work till they get it right and then keep working some more. Champions don’t back down and they are aggressive against opponents. And true champions are “sissies”. At least that’s what other competitors may call them when they .... More »
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Surgery to reconstruct the torn ulnar collateral ligament in the elbow can result in return to play rates around 90% for high school aged athletes
If you’re ta.... More »
“My child’s coach doesn’t do much coaching… what do I do?” Here’s how I answered that parent’s questions: Learn More About How You Can be a Sticky Sports Parent!
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There’s a lot of hype, misinformation, and unrealistic expectations when it comes to playing sports in college.
I did my homework and found the top college recruiting myths that need to be busted. Parents and athletes, take note:
Myth #1: High school coaches will get you recruited.
Your athlete is.... More »
Bleacher Report’s Attribution Guidelines say that “All quotations, paraphrases, and statistical analysis from other published works must be accompanied by attributions to original source material.”
While quotations and paraphrases are fairly straightforward, it’s a bit more difficult to determine what type of statistical analysis requires sourcing…
It’s difficult to turn on a television or view the Internet without seeing examples of people doing bad things and reaping rewards from their actions. For instance, Jordan Belfort, the real life “Wolf of Wall Street,” who conned piles of money from innocent, hardworking people spent little time suffering for his crime…
AAU basketball (Amateur Athletic Union) season brings both anticipation and dread for parents of avid ballers. Don’t you ever ask yourself, Why are we putting ourselves through this? Two of my three kids played AAU basketball in middle and high school and I will tell you that it is not an easy commitment for a…