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
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The “Me, Me, Me” Epidemic is here! It’s that time – or ALMOST that time anyway!  My new book, The “ME, ME, ME” EPIDEMIC: A Step-by-Step Guide to Raising Capable, Grateful Kids in an Over-Entitled World hits bookstores in less than a month on August 11, 2015!This book has been a labo.... More »
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5 Travel Tips for Healthy Traveling + MORE

Whether you’re going to try to fit in a run during a work trip or you’re traveling across the country for a race, nobody likes to be ridden with jet lag. Lucky for you there are a few travel tips that can help out your body and make getting off the plane a little less painful. Hydrate, Hydrate, .... More »
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On-Field Injury Recognition: If Not Now, Then When? + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A recently published study provides a 25 year data analysis of emergency department visits for injuries from youth soccer and shows a year to year significant in.... More »
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Bone Loss In Young Females: Once It’s Lost It’s Tough To Get It Back

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A woman develops about half her bone mineral content during her adolescent years, and healthy bone mineral content and bone mass lower the risk for stress fractu.... More »

Youth Sports Safety: Your Top 6 Concerns + MORE

This post is sponsored by SPRTID, a player safety app that provides important medical information for coaches and teams to help them keep young players safe. Each year, more than 3.5 million children, ages 14 and under get hurt playing sports or engaging in recreational activities. (StanfordChildre.... 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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