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

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

Sports Parenting Podcast: A Fitness Performance Coach Talks to Parents + MORE

To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. In this episode I am featuring Mike Guevara of www.thefactorytraining.com. Mike is not just any fitness coach, he happens to be the fitness coach of Victoria Azarenka, who just beat Serena Williams yesterday in the BNP Paribas Open title in Ind.... More »

Philadelphia Eagles Chris Long Donates Entire Salary to Charity + MORE

At a time when football players and fans are experiencing more division, Eagles’ defensive lineman Chris Long has set a new example. Long is donating his 2017 base salary to specific educational institutions – a total of 16 paychecks. The money will donate educational organizations focused o.... More »
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The Shortest Workout Part 2: Blood Flow Restriction Exercise + MORE

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) training involves use of KAATSU bands or pressure cuffs to temporarily restrict blood flow during resistance exercises This type of tra.... More »

I Love WATCHING You Play! + MORE

By James Leath “STOP LOOKING AT YOUR PHONE!” yells Tasha, a point guard on the 6th grade YMCA basketball team I was coaching. Immediately, I smile and start to explain to her that I forgot my watch and I needed to make sure we were on schedule. Tasha rolled her eyes, clearly unimpressed .... 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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