Author Archives: Dev Mishra MD

“Injuries Are The Result Of Coaching Incompetence.” Radio CaptainU Interviews Raymond Verheijen, Dutch soccer coach.

Summary By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Verheijen is an outspoken critic of many soccer coaches and often places the blame for athletes’ injuries on what he … Continue reading

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The “Ten Percent” Rule For Runners: Fact or Fiction?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Common advice for runners returning from injury or other layoff is to increase weekly mileage by 10% While I find that … Continue reading

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The Heat Is Still On. Pay Close Watch For Heat Illness In Football

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: It’s still hot and humid. Young athletes are still very susceptible to heat illness in football. Be on the lookout for … Continue reading

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Everyone’s Sore This Week. Is That OK?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Muscle soreness is very common when you start a new exercise, or are coming off a period of rest Most muscle … Continue reading

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Establish a Preseason “Chain Of Command” About Youth Sports Injuries

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A recent survey was published by Safe Kids Worldwide highlighting important aspects of the culture surrounding youth sports injuries Youth coaches … Continue reading

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Are You An Expert Performer? Radio CaptainU Interviews Joe Baker, Pioneering Canadian Researcher.

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Expert Performance refers to individuals that perform at the absolute highest levels The most important factor in expert performance is training … Continue reading

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The Crucial Importance Of Good Football Helmet Fit

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Proper football helmet fitting is a very important step in reducing risk of injuries such as concussions, facial lacerations, and facial … Continue reading

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NCAA Concussion Statement Has Great Points For High School Athletes Too

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: The NCAA recently released a concussion guideline that presents clear definitions and processes for collegiate athletes in all sports The vast … Continue reading

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Hockey Helmet Ratings Coming Soon from Virginia Tech

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Independent and objective scientific analysis is adding to our knowledge of football helmet safety The researchers at Virginia Tech will next … Continue reading

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Hamstring Injuries: What To Do, What To Expect, What’s On The Horizon

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Hamstring injuries can take a long time to fully heal, ranging from 3 to 8 weeks for most young athletes See … Continue reading

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