By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Shoulder dislocation in a young athlete who is in-season can sometimes be managed without surgery, allowing the athlete to complete the season
Proper rehabilitat.... More »
With a 5 & 0 record, a sensational new stadium and a new quarterback leading the charge, the Vikings are the talk of the NFL. With Sunday’s dominating performance over the Houston Texans, and previous wins over the Carolina Panthers and arch nemesis the Green Bay Packers, the Vikes have establ.... More »
More About Why Criminal Prosecutions Can Help Control Parental Violence in Youth Sports
By Doug Abrams
A few years ago, a Minnesota judge sentenced a father to six months in prison for grabbing his son’s pee wee hockey coach in a choke hold during a practice session while the 11-12-year-o.... More »
Having fun in youth sports should not be the only goal, but it’s a very important part of the game. However, every season some very subtle enemies lurk around the ball field and the court, just waiting to rob you and your child of the fun of playing sports. If you meet one of these...Read .... More »
Enough of this nonsense about not loving to win and not hating to lose. This is competition! It’s what sports is all about! Learn more about how you can keep your child playing and having fun in youth sports!
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As usual, Mom was right. Her advice to get to bed early is being confirmed by human performance researchers, sleep specialists and sports medicine doctors. Kids, especially young athletes, need more sleep. While common sense tells us that a lack of shut-eye will cause children to be grumpy from a lack of energy, new knowledge about the brain details how sleep affects not only their physiological functions but also their ability to learn new skills…
Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech is one of the most famous speeches in American history and defining a moment in our country. This speech helped shape modern America. Just like our nation, we need something to define our place and set our sights on becoming better fathers…
It’s a topic that isn’t discussed, but whether we like it or not, we will all have to come to grips with it at some point.
In short, what does a sports parent do when a youngster’s sports career comes to an end?
For most athletes, that day will be the very last game that they play for their HS or travel team…