#TheConcussionChallenge + MORE

#TheConcussionChallenge + MORE

How You Can Crush These Top 5 Challenges of Sports Parenting

The challenges of sports parenting do not stop when the game is over. They follow you wherever you go and intrude into any hour of the day. It’s enough to drive you crazy. But you don’t have to be a crazy sports parent! I’ll be the first to admit that there are challenges to parenting an..... More »
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Stingers and Burners In Football + MORE

Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University   Tim McAdams, M.D. Head Team Physician and Medical Director, San Francisco 49ers Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University   Key Points: Stinge.... More »
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How Do Parental Expectations Hurt Young Athletes? + MORE

 How High Expectations Lead to Pressure in Young Athletes A recent NCAA poll of more than 21,000 current college athletes shed some interesting light on how pressured these athletes feel about making it big. The data, from NCAA’s GOALS Study of the Student-Athlete experience, and just reported in.... More »
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Elbow “Tommy John” Surgery: Are You Better Than Before Surgery? + MORE

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University   Key Points: A common myth is that Tommy John surgery will actually make the elbow better than a “normal” elbow- this is not true But results from surgery on a torn .... More »

If You’ve Never Screwed Up as a Sports Parent, There’s No Need to Watch This Video + MORE

I know about screwing up as a sports parent because I’ve done it so much! Take a few minutes to watch this video on how I learned to overcome screwups and how you can too. Of course, if you’ve never messed up, then there’s no need!        Maybe your child doesn’t.... More »
nfl flag football tournament 1409232251 1914199461 #TheConcussionChallenge + MORECome August every year, the best 11 – 13 year old’s on baseball teams from around the world gather in Williamsport, Pennsylvania to determine who is the best at the Little League World Series (LLWS). With ESPN broadcasting many of the games, excitement builds with each game. This year’s series was very special indeed! Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West team won the U…

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Here’s a great story by Spanish football—that is, fútbol—reporter and pundit Guillem Balagué about the business of reporting on the transfer window.
“There’s something quite bizarre about people casting judgement on your professionalism by way of transfer stories you may or may not uncover,” Balagué writes in a piece published by Bleacher Report…

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How to cope with losing your job? Work is a prideful thing for us and is wired in our DNA. But most definitely, work does not define who we are. Our purpose lies outside of what we do to make money. [Click to Tweet] Quite often when a traumatic event occurs to shake our lives, the next step leads us right towards that purpose…

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#TheConcussionChallenge

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It’s really simple…  Watch this video, then RT or forward in email or post on Facebook…  It’s not as fun as cold water and you won’t be donating money, but you will be understanding concussion and passing that along…  This was the idea of my good friend Katherine Snedaker-Price…   At the time of this […]

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By Kenneth K. Hansraj, M.D. 

Heavy school backpacks, lack of physical activity, and poor posture are all things that can contribute to back pain, so as children head back to school, it is important for parents to understand how they can help prevent their child from developing back pain…

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