Vector Mouthguard Season Wrap Up: Product Review and Impressions + MORE

Vector Mouthguard Season Wrap Up: Product Review and Impressions + 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 »

The Value of Sound to Coaches

When I first saw the title to this Sports Coach UK blog, I jumped to the conclusion that it was about listening to athletes’ performance as another means of gaining insight to their effort and technique. Boy, was I wrong! The blog describes how the sound of performance can be a useful reinforc.... More »
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Our Top 10 Moments from NBA All-Star Weekend + MORE

The 2016 NBA All-Star Weekend crushed it as usual. From dunks to skills and everything in between, the three-day event in Toronto didn’t disappoint the viewers. Of course, we at CoachUp were a little biased thanks to our friend Stephen Curry competing on both Saturday and Sunday, but we’.... More »

USING PUNISHMENT AS A COACHING TOOL + MORE

A lot of coaches regularly employ punishment as a "teaching" tool with their athletes and teams. If the team/athlete fails to execute well, makes a lot of mistakes or loses, the coach punishes them with more physically brutal practices, extra trainings and usually extra, long hard conditioning.  I.... More »
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How To Stay Calm and Composed in Competition + MORE

In “Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your sports psychology and mental training questions about staying calm and composed in competition. Visit Peaksports.com and click on contact us to submit your question for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game videocast or podcast. Do yo.... More »
I find myself in a peculiar situation in regards to the Vector Mouthguard; I have indeed benefited from the relationship as mentioned in the first post about this product. However, I have also been honest and blunt with them while… Continue reading →

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 1449592442 325755676 Vector Mouthguard Season Wrap Up: Product Review and Impressions + MOREBy Adam Bitterman, DO
Fellow, Foot and Ankle Surgery
Rush University Medical Center
 
and Johnny Lin, MD
Assistant Professor, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush
Rush University Medical Center
Key Points:

Snowboarding is growing in popularity, especially amongst young people
Lightweight boards with less rigid boots lead to faster speeds, with an increase in injury risk
Injuries to the foot and ankle with snowboarding may include fractures, sprains, and tendon injuries…

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