Changing the youth sports culture is complicated, and it’s simple. Here’s one thing you can do to change it… Are you a basketball mom?
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By John Cone, PhD, CSCS
Founder and President, FitFor90
At Sideline Sports Doc, we try whenever possible to use an “evidence based” approach to youth sports health and this week we feature an article by John Cone, who uses scientific evidence to support his athlete training and recovery methods
Cone will present a series of articles outlining his philosophy, with key point that most “overuse” injuries in young athletes can be prevented through a combination of rational sports participation and monitoring
I had a chance to speak directly with Dr…
Don’t get to excited, I don’t think I will give you daily updates about the Vector Mouthguards but I do feel that the first day is important on many fronts, including: customer service, supplies, and ease of use out of “box”. I had previously met with the kids individually and emailed the parents to open […]