By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Stress fractures in the low back (lumbar spine) are injuries that can result in months off from sport and in some instances can lead to withdrawal from the sport.... More »
Strategies to Help Sports Kids Overcome Failure
Fear of failure affects sports children in all types of sports, but can be especially challenging in baseball, says Nova Newcomer, executive director, Friends of Baseball, in Portland, Oregon.
“The tough challenge with baseball is it’s a failur.... More »
Does your young athlete PAY ATTENTION? Kids have a knack for not paying attention. Whether in school, at practice, or at home, they often let their minds wander away from whatever it is they are supposed to be focused on. Maturity, however, will help them outgrow the tendency to be easily distrac.... More »
Athletes in any sport can make their biggest improvements during the offseason. It’s no different for football players. With the NFL Super Bowl nearly upon us, for most youth football players, there’s been sufficient rest time to enjoy a needed break since their own football seasonR.... More »
To every sports parent, I say, I hope your young athlete is enjoying their youth sports experience. I hope they are having fun, growing, making friends, developing skills, and learning valuable life-impacting lessons. I recognize, however, that for many of you, the youth sports experience has become.... More »
Here are three fun things for Futbol Fans to watch when the World Cup isn’t on. As the knockout phase moves forward, fewer games are played. You might still be looking for your futbol fix. Here it is – 3 videos to help fill the time.
Three Fun Things for Futbol Fans
1.) Old man Sean Garnier shows his stuff in a Mexico street soccer game…
My daughter is into dancing, singing, and acting. Those aren’t my favorite things to do. However, spending time with my daughter far outweighs my lack of interest. So, I do her favorite thing.
Spending time with your kids on their level, with their interests, is important. It will help you on your journey to becoming a better dad…
“We have absolutely no fear at all. We feel like we are in a position now to challenge it. We believe we have built a foundation in our team that we are able to beat them.”
- USMNT Coach Jurgen Klinsmann on next World Cup round against Belgium
The United States men’s national soccer team has made quite the impression on the international football world with their performance in the World Cup thus far…
First of three parts.
In sports, the offseason is typically time to improve one’s skills.
Whether it’s Shaquille O’Neal and his constant attempts to fix his free throw shooting or a college football receiver who travels to a speed camp to take a tenth of a second off his 40-time, the offseason offers a little extra time to hone one’s craft…