Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Best Exercise Your Young Athletes Are Probably Not Doing

By Thomas Henry, MS, CSCS, SCCC Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton, CA Note: Thomas Henry is one of the best thinkers I’ve come across in 17 years of my sports medicine practice.  Mr. Henry directs the … Continue reading

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What We’re Seeing On The Sidelines: Skin Abrasions and Infections

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D., President, Sideline Sports Doc It might surprise some of you to know that skin problems are 4th or 5th on our list of most common injuries we’re seeing in high school football this fall.  Many … Continue reading

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Remembering What’s Great About Youth Sports

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D., President, Sideline Sports Doc As I write this on September 11, many Americans face the day with a reflective posture.  So this post is a departure of sorts from our focus on youth sports fitness, … Continue reading

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The Type of Shoe for Sports Played on Grass or Turf Can Have an Impact on Injury Rates

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D., President, Sideline Sports Doc In last week’s post we discussed how there isn’t conclusive evidence about injury rates as an effect of the type of field surface (grass vs. artificial turf).  To recap: I don’t … Continue reading

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