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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Baseball After “Tommy John” Surgery: High Return To Play Rates

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: 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 »

DANGERS OF CONCUSSIONS: New Study Suggests More Concussions in Girls Soccer than in HS Football

There was a recent study published headlined by a medical professor at Northwestern University who says that girls who play HS soccer suffer a much higher incidence of concussions than boys do – even those boys who play HS football. As you might imagine, I was somewhat stunned by this. After all, .... More »
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When Will What We Know Change What We Do in Youth Sports? + MORE

“My daughter and I had to miss her grandfather’s funeral when she was 12 for a cheerleading competition.” I had to read that twice to be sure what I was reading. This was an actual comment we received recently on Facebook. We receive a lot of heartbreaking stories from readers, but this one se.... More »

WOC #15 Julie Foudy, Two-Time World Cup Champion and ESPN Analyst, on Choosing to Matter

Julie Foudy is a two-time FIFA Women’s World Cup champion and Olympic gold medalist. She played for the United States women’s national soccer team from 1987–2004. Foudy finished her international career with 271 caps and served as the team’s captain from 2000–2004 as well as th.... More »

TRENDS IN SPORTS: The Two Fundamental Keys to Athletic Success

I tell ambitious sports parents all the time that in order for their child to become a top professional athlete, they need only two ingredients: God-given talent, and a superior drive to compete. While that may sound overly simplistic, the truth is, in my experience in sports, you can often find a y.... 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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