You Need An Emergency Action Plan + MORE

You Need An Emergency Action Plan + MORE

How to Completely Change the Way You Look at Youth Sports

Are you content with your child’s youth sports experience? Here’s how you can tell if you are: You don’t stress about playing time or position. You can sit down and enjoy the game without getting upset at someone. You are not counting the days until the season ends. You are not nag.... More »
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Top 5 Youth Sports Injuries and How You Can Help Your Child Deal With Them, Part 2: ACL Tears + MORE

I am very excited to be partnering with the UHealth Sports Medicine Institute, part of the University of Miami health system, to bring you a 5-part series of sponsored posts on youth sports injuries. UHealth is paying me for these posts because they believe strongly in the importance of a safe y.... More »

WOC #22 John Kessel, USA Volleyball, Lines Teach You How, but the Game Teaches You Why

Neurosurgeons say if they practiced the way they did 18 months ago, they’d be sued for malpractice. Heart surgeons believe if they practiced the way they did 5 years ago, they’d be sued for malpractice. Yet, in youth sport coaching we still practice the way we did when we were kids. John Kessel .... More »

How to Show Self Control as a Parent and Stay off the Sports See-Saw + MORE

How to show self control as a parent is a challenge for most sports parents. In many ways, sports parenting can be like riding a see-saw; one minute you are riding high as you watch your child hit a home run, score a touchdown or make her first soccer goal. The next minute you are watching your....... More »

Google it! What Coaches Can Learn from the Tech Giant About Building Teams

110-2. 24-0. Headed into the 2004 Olympic Games, the Men’s USA Basketball team was 110-2 all-time. They were 24-0 since the introduction of the 1992 “Dream Team”(NBA-era). The team consisted of current and future NBA stars. The best of the best. The greatest players from the greatest league in.... More »

You Need An Emergency Action Plan

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national youth football championships 1472657848 580109592 You Need An Emergency Action Plan + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

An Emergency Action Plan (EAP) is a key document that outlines the specific steps taken by a Club, Tournament Director, High School, or individual team in case of a serious health or environmental emergency…

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Great question by a parent: what can we really do to change the culture of youth sports? Can anything be done to turn things around?   As a sports parent who is trying to give your child a positive youth sports experience, are you running into any of these problems? Over-involved, pushy sports parents…

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