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
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The “Disciplining Other People’s Children” Dilemma

We’ve all seen it. Experienced it. Sometimes painfully – a complete display of obnoxious behavior by someone else’s kid. Maybe in a checkout line. Or the candy aisle. Or at a school event or party. For most of us, it takes a lot of willpower to not take over and manage the situat.... More »

The Day My Daughter Said, “I Quit!”

When youth sports gets hard, it’s no surprise that kids are tempted to quit. Nobody likes facing difficulty and through 22 years of being a sports mom, there were numerous occasions when our kids were discouraged and even if they didn’t say it, we knew they were toying with the idea of q.... More »

8 Reasons that Sports Parents Need a Coach

Everyone can use a good coach. Each person holds so much power within themselves that needs to be let out. Sometimes they just need a little nudge, a little direction, a little support, a little coaching, and the greatest things can happen. Pete Carrol, head coach Seattle Seahawks. I love that this .... More »

3 Steps to Having a Blast As Your Child Plays Youth Sports

If you watched the 2018 Winter Olympics, then you’ll probably remember Jong Jin Kim, the dad of snowboarder Chloe Kim. He held up a posterboard sign that said “Go Chloe”, with a pink heart colored in above the words. Jong Jin showed parents of athletes in youth sports the number o.... More »

How to Turn a Bad Season Around

What is a “Bad” season anyway? Have you ever gone through a season that can only be described as “Bad?” Maybe your child is struggling with getting along with her teammates. Or isn’t getting the playing time he wants. Or isn’t improving at the rate you’d lik.... 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

DANGERS OF CONCUSSIONS: New Study Targets Long-Range Effects on 6-12 Year-Olds

This past week, new research out of Boston University revealed that kids under the age of 12 who play tackle football have a tendency in later life to develop  behavioral, cognitive and depression issues. Now, we have heard endlessly in recent years about the dangers of concussions from playing tac.... More »
 When Will What We Know Change What We Do in Youth Sports? + MORE

A Life-Changing Tip for Smoothing Transitions so You can Actually Put the Groceries Away + MORE

We are thrilled to welcome Dayna Abraham to the blog!  Dayna is a long-time friend of Positive Parenting Solutions.  She offers helpful and practical advice for kids who have sensory processing differences and intense emotions. In celebration of her new book, we’ve asked Dayna to share her best .... More »
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What To Say to Young Athletes After Mistakes

Communicating With Sports Kids After Mistakes A sports parent says: “I feel I need assistance with what to say to kids after they have made a mistake…” Learning to deal with mistakes is one of the most beneficial aspects of sports psychology, and will benefit your children through.... More »

SPORTS PARENTING TRENDS: Revisiting the Most Pressing Issues in Youth and Amateur Sports + MORE

Back in June of this year, I did a Sports Edge show in which I asked a fairly simple question about youth sports. And the response was so overwhelming that I promised myself that I would come back to revisit the topic soon. And today is that day. What was that question? What do you think is the bigg.... More »

The Day My Daughter Said, “I Quit!”

When youth sports gets hard, it’s no surprise that kids are tempted to quit. Nobody likes facing difficulty and through 22 years of being a sports mom, there were numerous occasions when our kids were discouraged and even if they didn’t say it, we knew they were toying with the idea of q.... 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
The post When Will What We Know Change What We Do in Youth Sports? appeared first on Changing the Game Project…

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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 »