The Parents’ Guide to the X-Plan: How to Hold Up Your End of the Bargain + MORE

The Parents’ Guide to the X-Plan: How to Hold Up Your End of the Bargain + MORE
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Helping Sports Kids Set Goals

Building Confidence in Youth Sports A sports parent asks: “I hear that it’s important to help kids set goals in sports. I’m not at all sure about how to go about this. Do you have any advice?” Goal setting is essential in and out of sports. A 1979 Harvard study illuminated this by t.... More »

Can a Woman play in the NFL?

There can be no saying whether the founders of the National Football League ever thought of women playing in the league. Since its inception, the NFL has been an all-men’s affair on the player’s side. That could change in the near future. Becca Longo of Arizona is the first female to have re.... More »
 The Parents’ Guide to the X Plan: How to Hold Up Your End of the Bargain + MORE

Six Summer Sanity Strategies for Parents + MORE

This is it. That time of year when it hits you – summer’s in full swing and there’s no school reprieve. Let the “what do we do NOW” chants begin. There is hope, however, for getting through the “dog days” of summer without losing your marbles, your patience or your temper. Let’s tak.... More »

How I Made Peace with My Child’s Lack of Playing Time

Lack of playing time is a cause for extreme concern for many sports parents. I know it was for me. Worrying about playing time kept me awake at night, made my stomach upset and sometimes made me irritable and negative. I suppose if it happened every season with every child, I would have gotten used..... More »
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Coping With The Mental Side of Sports Injuries in Kids

Helping Sports Kids Build Confidence When Injured When kids experience sports injuries severe enough to keep them from playing or participating, they tend to have fairly dramatic reactions, said Dr. Jorge Gomez, Pediatric Sports Medicine Physician at Texas Children’s Hospital in a podcast intervie.... More »
 The Parents’ Guide to the X Plan: How to Hold Up Your End of the Bargain + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Wearable technology is very popular for monitoring steps, energy expenditure, and movement patterns.
The devices can generally be divided into step counters, accelerometers, GPS based devices, and physiologic measurement devices…

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 1488951862 557052315 The Parents’ Guide to the X Plan: How to Hold Up Your End of the Bargain + MOREYou may have seen a recent post by a dad, Bert Fulks entitled X-Plan: Giving Your Kids a Way Out.  The article recently went viral, and for
good reason. In it, Bert shared a powerful strategy that helped his children safely remove themselves from situations that were dangerous or uncomfortable…

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