Divorce is a fact of life in America. But are there rules of etiquette when it comes to the aftermath of failed marriages? It is going to be difficult on everyone, especially the children, but there are ways to lessen the blow and let the healing process begin. We can moderate our behavior an.... More »
As many of you know, I was on vacation last week. That break gave me some time to catch up on a lot of email and articles, and during my time off, one parenting column in particular – written by a parenting reporter from CNN, Kelly Wallace — caught my eye.
The column’s headline was: Why .... More »
This post is sponsored by SPRTID, a player safety app that provides important medical information for coaches and teams to help them keep young players safe. Each year, more than 3.5 million children, ages 14 and under get hurt playing sports or engaging in recreational activities. (StanfordChildre.... More »
How Can Parents Help Athletes Have Fun?
A sport parent asks:
“My 5-yr-old niece is playing softball and right now she is experiencing issues of not wanting to bat with fear of getting out. It’s real bad and embarrassing, she keeps crying and having tantrums in the dugout. Also today after f.... More »
By Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Significant swelling, any bruising, or inability to bear weight might indicate a more severe ankle injury. Get an evaluation from an orthopedic surgeon or s.... More »
I know it is said everywhere, but it is the truth! Muscles can create a healthier you. Muscles burn more calories faster than fat does and help to reduce your overall body fat. Fitness is about getting in shape, but for more than appearances; having muscles and reducing body fat, makes everyday life easier because it leads to a stronger and more energized you…
Do you ever get tired of reading yet-another headline about The 10 Best Super Sports Foods, only be instructed to buy exotic fruits, ancient grains, and other unusual items? Do we really need chia, spelt, and quinoa? Is anything wrong with old-fashioned peanut butter, broccoli and brown rice? Doubtful!
Parents often have a hard time understanding the extent and
breadth of youth sports that their kids are involved with. As the child
progresses the parents get advice from other parents, coaches and sport
organizations. At some point most parents’ start questioning the information
and seek answers elsewhere…
With Brazil’s win over Croatia, the 2014 World Cup is off and running. The Beautiful Game and all its excitement will be on full display for football fans around the world for the next few weeks. For many young players, watching the best players of the game will undoubtedly spark aspirations to play at the highest levels…