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By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University The Master’s Golf Tournament has a bit of a hollow feeling this year. As I write this post it’s Saturday morning and the … Continue reading
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc With the increasing trend towards sport specialization, the young athlete is often faced with a high school sport followed by a club sport. This can result in essentially a yearlong “season” … Continue reading
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc I saw some significant and unfortunate injuries this week sustained by girls involved in competitive cheer squads. This is definitely not your grandmother’s cheerleading squad. Competitive cheer has evolved to include … Continue reading
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc In a previous post I wrote about new research that suggests that for most young athletes the risk of injury increases if the athlete trains in hours per week more than … Continue reading
By Mike Woitalla Executive Editor, Soccer America Magazine Note: the following article was published on May 10 in Soccer America Magazine’s Youth Soccer Insider. I agree with Mike’s opinions expressed here. While not specifically about youth sports health, I feel … Continue reading
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc By now we’ve all heard about the tragic leg fracture sustained by University of Louisville basketball player Kevin Ware in last night’s NCAA basketball tournament game. It was a gut wrenching … Continue reading
By Mike Woitalla Note: This article first appeared in Soccer America’s Youth Soccer Insider. Mike Woitalla is the Executive Editor of Soccer America, and a member of Sideline Sports Doc. If there’s a book about a youth soccer coach’s experience … Continue reading
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc How many times have we all watched in disbelief as our own child did something on a sports field that we thought was totally unimaginable? How many times have we openly … Continue reading
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D., President, Sideline Sports Doc There’s never a good time to be injured. As we come up to the end of many spring sports, players often have their eyes on championships or important tournaments. When an … Continue reading
By: Dev K. Mishra, M.D., President, Sideline Sports Doc Girls’ and women’s lacrosse has shown huge increases in participation across the United States. According to National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) data, the number of women’s lacrosse programs nearly doubled between … Continue reading