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

How to Recognize the Uncontrollables and Stay Focused on What Matters Most + MORE

When you go into a game focusing on one or more UC’s or “uncontrollables” three things will always happen to you. First, you will begin to get nervous and physically tense. Second, you will lose your self-confidence. Third, and as a direct result of these first two, your performance will qui.... More »

How to Be Sure Your Child’s Youth Sports Coach is Really Listening to You

How did your child’s youth sports coach respond the last time you went to him or her with a problem? Coaches may nod their heads and smile, but there’s always a chance that they are only hearing you, and not really listening. Coaches hear every parent that confronts them, but there is a .... More »
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Minnesota Mom Drains Half-Court Shot + MORE

Making a half-court shot with a gym filled with students is no small feat. Making the shot off the bounce adds another degree of difficulty. A Minnesota mom, Angela Ramey, accomplished this and won 1/2 of a year’s tuition for her daughter Grace in the process. Angela notes that she said a pray.... More »
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Buck Hill – The Little Hill that Launched a Legend

By now you’ve probably heard of skier Lindsey Vonn. But did you know that she has now become the most successful American ski racer in history? Superstar Lindsey Vonn Lindsey Vonn has Olympic gold and bronze medals, two World Championship gold medals, seven World Cup season titles in the downhill,.... More »
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4 Ways Children Learn the Art of Giving

Guest Post by Marilyn Price-Mitchell, PhD Is there an “art of giving?” I believe there is. Much like the creative inspiration that flows through paint brushes and poetry, giving is an individual expression of caring for someone or something beyond ourselves. Most of us learn the art of giv.... 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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