When Will What We Know Change What We Do in Youth Sports? + MORE

When Will What We Know Change What We Do in Youth Sports? + MORE

DISCIPLINE ISSUES: An Ongoing Issue for Parents, Coaches, and Kids + MORE

This is a topic that doesn’t seem to be discussed all that much these days. And yet, it’s an issue that continues to be a real concern for coaches, athletic directors, parents, and of course the athletes. I’m talking about the art of disciplining athletes, especially HS and travel team ath.... More »

SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY SECRETS: What Sports Parents Need to Know

As sports parents, we worry so much about our kids learning the correct physical technique or mechanics in their sports…but about their mental approach? For example, what should you say to your youngster if they’re getting visibly nervous or moody before a game? Is it okay if they develop c.... More »
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Football Under Assault- But Good News About Heads Up Tackling

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A recently published study in the Journal of the American Medical Association showed an alarmingly high percentage of brains of deceased football players had fin.... More »

Can a Woman play in the NFL?

There can be no saying whether the founders of the National Football League ever thought of women playing in the league. Since its inception, the NFL has been an all-men’s affair on the player’s side. That could change in the near future. Becca Longo of Arizona is the first female to have re.... More »
“My daughter and I had to miss her grandfather’s funeral when she was 12 for a cheerleading competition.” I had to read that twice to be sure what I was reading. This was an actual comment we received recently on Facebook. We receive a lot of heartbreaking stories from readers, but this one sentence stopped
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national flag football tournament 1497402850 770113896 When Will What We Know Change What We Do in Youth Sports? + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Youth rugby is growing in popularity in the United States
As the sport grows there will be an increasing need to identify factors that can be modified to improve player safety
A recent study using extensive game situation and video analysis shows that late game fatigue and tackling technique are two areas that could be properly modified to reduce injury risk

Rugby union is growing rapidly in popularity amongst young athletes in the United States…

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When Will What We Know Change What We Do in Youth Sports? + MORE

When Will What We Know Change What We Do in Youth Sports? + MORE

The Japanese Babe Ruth: Shohei Ohtani

There is a new sensation in baseball and he is from Japan. He is on a record-breaking spree and if we are to go by the numbers (and even performance on the field), it would not be wrong to claim that he is the Japanese equivalent of the legend, Babe Ruth. The player is Shohei […] The post The .... More »
 When Will What We Know Change What We Do in Youth Sports? + MORE

Six Summer Sanity Strategies for Parents + MORE

This is it. That time of year when it hits you – summer’s in full swing and there’s no school reprieve. Let the “what do we do NOW” chants begin. There is hope, however, for getting through the “dog days” of summer without losing your marbles, your patience or your temper. Let’s tak.... More »
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Football Under Assault- But Good News About Heads Up Tackling

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A recently published study in the Journal of the American Medical Association showed an alarmingly high percentage of brains of deceased football players had fin.... More »

The End of an Era: When a Child Abandons a Sport

This guest post by Laura Amann was originally posted a few years ago on this site, but it is worth a read again.  My days of gymnastics are over. So are my long hours at the gym. My nervousness and anxiety. It’s all in the past. No more ponytails woven with ribbons, no more glitter spray, no mor.... More »

How to Raise Influencers

If you want your child to grow up a leader, not a follower, then you must raise influencers. Influencers do not follow the crowd, they forge their own path. Influencers care about helping others more than advancing their own agenda. Influencers see and sieze an opportunity to help others; while othe.... More »
“My daughter and I had to miss her grandfather’s funeral when she was 12 for a cheerleading competition.” I had to read that twice to be sure what I was reading. This was an actual comment we received recently on Facebook. We receive a lot of heartbreaking stories from readers, but this one sentence stopped
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national flag football tournament 1497402849 770113896 When Will What We Know Change What We Do in Youth Sports? + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Youth rugby is growing in popularity in the United States
As the sport grows there will be an increasing need to identify factors that can be modified to improve player safety
A recent study using extensive game situation and video analysis shows that late game fatigue and tackling technique are two areas that could be properly modified to reduce injury risk

Rugby union is growing rapidly in popularity amongst young athletes in the United States…

Continue Reading On blog.sidelinesportsdoc.com »