Monthly Archives: February 2011

Are Sports Practices Enough Exercise?

By Dev Mishra, M.D., President, Sideline Sports Doc, LLC We often assume that a child at an organized sports practice is getting “exercise”.  The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services published a recommendation in 2008 indicating that for children … Continue reading

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Cast or No Cast: What Would You Do?

Posted by Dev K. Mishra, M.D., President, Sideline Sports Doc, LLC I’ve got a little story to tell you about a young man and a cast.  For anyone not familiar with the term “cast” it’s a hard substance usually made … Continue reading

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The Research Is In: Multiple Games Can Increase Injury Risk

Posted by: Dev Mishra, M.D., President, Sideline Sports Doc., LLC I think we’ve all seen this situation before: a tournament format requiring multiple games played over a single weekend.  As coaches and parents we watch our young athletes going through … Continue reading

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