Will You Help Me Give a Cap To a Child Who is Battling Cancer? + MORE

Will You Help Me Give a Cap To a Child Who is Battling Cancer? + MORE

TRENDS IN SPORTS: The Joy (and Benefits) of Running + MORE

Next Sunday morning is the 40th anniversary of the running of the NYC Marathon, and in what has become something of an annual tradition on my radio show, I like to spend at least one Sunday each year talking about the sport of running. The truth is, among all the various athletic endeavors you shoul.... More »

TRENDS IN SPORTS: The Two Fundamental Keys to Athletic Success

I tell ambitious sports parents all the time that in order for their child to become a top professional athlete, they need only two ingredients: God-given talent, and a superior drive to compete. While that may sound overly simplistic, the truth is, in my experience in sports, you can often find a y.... More »

The Power of Hightower: Coach Tim just keeps on runnin’ + MORE

A few weeks ago, we were so pleased to support one of our very own as Tim Hightower returned to the NFL with the New Orleans Saints. Back then, a slew of injuries to the New Orleans Saints’ running backs gave Coach Tim a golden opportunity to prove that he was ready to contribute once again..... More »
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Why True Champions are “Sissies” + MORE

Champions are tough. They fight hard, play hard, work till they get it right and then keep working some more. Champions don’t back down and they are aggressive against opponents. And true champions are “sissies”. At least that’s what other competitors may call them when they .... More »
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What is Emotional Intelligence? Great Tools for Home and School

What is emotional intelligence? How do parents and teachers nurture it at home and in the classroom? What methods are working?    Emotional intelligence (EI for short) has become a popular term since Daniel Goleman authored his book with the same title in 1995. Several decades of research not on.... More »
Last week I introduced to you a great new fundraising tool called FlipGive. Today, I’m launching  my own campaign, to show you how it works! I’ve started a campaign to raise money for Caps for Kids, an organization that buys caps for kids undergoing cancer treatment. My goal is to raise $500 and every time…

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 1436360391 708585887 Will You Help Me Give a Cap To a Child Who is Battling Cancer? + MOREBy Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University

Key Points:

The Preparticipation Physical Exam (PPE) is a very important part of preseason high school sports readiness
The real purpose of the NFL Combine is to do preparticipation physical exams on the athletes entering the NFL draft
A high school PPE is designed to ensure the safety of the athlete, and to identify areas where rehab may be necessary prior to the season

We are now roughly 6 weeks before most high school football programs will start summer two-a-days or other intensive preseason training…

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