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
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Can We Shift the Paradigm in Youth Sports? + MORE

I was recently in Ohio for a family event. At this event, my father and his friends began sharing stories of their childhood. Everyone shared stories of their days of triumph on the sporting fields in their small Midwest town. As the event progressed, it evolved into a full on discussion about youth.... More »

3 Ways for Athletes to Travel Fit

3 Ways for Athletes to Travel Fit Whether it’s an away game, out-of-town tournament, or a family vacation, the chances are high that traveling is in your near future. And, if you’re anything like me, your body is likely not used to traveling on a regular basis. Unfortunately, traveling can t.... More »

NEW: Photo Certificates for Softball

These new Softball Photo Award Certificates enable you to easily create keepsake awards complete with a favorite photograph and personal words of praise. Choose from 20 different designs including individual player options and team options. “Our original Softball Award Certificates is one of o.... 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 »

YOUTH BASEBALL TRENDS: “Can’t Anybody Here Play This Game?”

When Casey Stengel was managing the hapless New York Mets in their first year of existence in 1962, Casey became so frustrated with his team’s lack of fundamental baseball that he once exclaimed in frustration: “Can’t anybody here play this game?” That moment was well over 50.... 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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