When defining journalism “quality,” we can’t let the tail wag the dog + MORE

When defining journalism “quality,” we can’t let the tail wag the dog + MORE

Digital Health and Wellness for 21st Century Families

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What Kind of Youth Sports Fan Are You? + MORE

Are you a crazy youth sports fan? Or do you actually enjoy watching your child play because you’ve learned how to let youth sports be youth sports? Today’s guest post by Scott Rosberg from Coachwithcharacter.com asks the question that every sports parent needs to answer: what kind of fa.... More »
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SPORT SAFETY: When On-The-Field Celebrations Turn Deadly Dangerous + MORE

  Storming and Dogpiling: Dangerous Uncontrolled Celebrations In Youth Sports By Doug Abrams  Earlier this season, tragedy struck at a third-tier soccer game in Mizoram, a state in northeast India. After scoring the tying goal in the 62nd minute, 23-year-old midfielder Peter Biaksangzuala tried im.... More »
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How to “Win at Losing” and our Other Favorite Books of 2017 + MORE

As the summer holidays roll around for those of us in the northern hemisphere, it is a great time to do some reading. Twice a year we compile a list of the books we have enjoyed in the fields of athlete development, leadership, coaching, and parenting, and share them with our readers so that you The.... More »
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Buyer Beware: Part III (Unequal Technologies Up To Its Old Tricks Again) + MORE

I was scanning my Inbox this morning when an email from Medco Sports Medicine caught my eye promoting the Unequal® Gyro Helmet Liner and Unequal® SOLO Helmet Liner with the claim, in big capital letters, that "HELMETS WITH UNEQUAL® PREDICT A SIGNIFICANTLY LOWER RISK OF CONCUSSIONS.".... More »

The Apology Your Wife Needs

– allprodad.com

 
A friend recently asked me if I had done anything lately to upset my wife.  Not only had I not upset her, but I had just arranged for flowers to be delivered to her.  No special occasion – just telling her I loved her.  I was ahead of the game.  Maybe I was cocky.  That’s normally when I fall on my face…

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nfl flag football tournament 1403636061 1150538747 When defining journalism “quality,” we can’t let the tail wag the dog + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

During the World Cup the Uruguay team allowed a player with an obvious concussion to continue playing in the same game, risking permanent injury to the player
Youth Sports organizations in the US must take the lead and require proper concussion recognition for their coaches…

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Note: This is a response to yesterday’s B/R Blog post, Does the definition of quality journalism ever change?
The question of quality journalism looms over our industry due to the rapid rise of new technology. Newspapers never had an issue with this subject when their papers were delivered by newspaper boys on bikes…

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flag football tournament 1403636068 1787815164 When defining journalism “quality,” we can’t let the tail wag the dog + MOREThe prevailing thought trend in youth sports today is that kids should be having fun or they should not be playing. To a certain extent, that is a healthy and worthy philosophy, but it also brings up another dilemma: what does “fun” look like in youth sports?
Is it a coach who makes your child laugh?
A team full of great friends?
The after-game pizza party and yummy snacks?
Winning?
Awards and trophies?
Fun in youth sports may mean different things to different kids…

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