Weightlifting For Youth: Can Be Safe and Enjoyable, Expert Panel Says + MORE

Weightlifting For Youth: Can Be Safe and Enjoyable, Expert Panel Says + MORE

TRENDS IN SPORTS: Are HS Sports Programs Going to Fade Away Due to Travel Teams?

Today’s WFAN show focused on what happens next when HS athletic directors find it more and more difficult to hire qualified coaches. As discussed last week, there is such an exodus of talented coaches out of HS programs that school districts are really discovering that it’s a challenge t.... More »
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Do You Have Resilient Children? Think Again. + MORE

  When I was two, I was playing in the sandbox with my sister. My dad was mowing the lawn and he asked her to go inside and get him a drink. As he went back to his work, turning his back for a second, I decided to go for a walk. As fate would have it, the train tracks were about a quarter mile .... More »
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Buck Hill – The Little Hill that Launched a Legend

By now you’ve probably heard of skier Lindsey Vonn. But did you know that she has now become the most successful American ski racer in history? Superstar Lindsey Vonn Lindsey Vonn has Olympic gold and bronze medals, two World Championship gold medals, seven World Cup season titles in the downhill,.... More »
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Our Spine Stress Fracture Mini-Epidemic + MORE

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

SPORTS PARENTING TRENDS: Where Have We Been….and Where Are We Going?

I’ve known Bob Bigelow for close to two decades as a sports parenting advocate like myself. Back in the mid-1970s, Bob was a 6-8 sharp-shootingAll-Ivy forward at Penn who was so talented that he became a first-round draft choice in the NBA. After Bob’s playing days came to an end, Bob an.... More »
 

Participation in the sport of weightlifting and the performance of weightlifting movements as part of a strength and conditioning program can be safe, effective and enjoyable for children for children and adolescents, says a new position statement by an international panel of experts, as long as qualified supervision and instruction is available and progression is based on the technical performance of each lift…

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Would you like to take your family to see the Boston Celtics play the Toronto Raptors at the T.D. Bank Garden?  

Here’s your chance!

MomsTEAM has four tickets to give away for the Celtics-Raptors game this coming Wednesday, March 26th, at 7:00 p.m. Just follow the rules at the end of this article to learn how to enter…

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While geared to sports medicine professionals, a new position statement from the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (DiFiori JP, et al. 2014) provides helpful guidance to sports parents on the causes, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment of burnout in youth athletes.

Response to chronic stress

Burnout is considered a response by a young athlete to chronic stress in which he or she ceases to participate in a previously enjoyable activity, withdrawing from the sport because they perceive it is not possible to meet the physical and psychological demands of the sport…

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