Monthly Archives: October 2011

Scientific Study Suggests That Serious Knee Injuries In Adolescents Are On The Rise

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D., President, Sideline Sports Doc In my sports medicine practice I’ve suspected that serious knee injuries to adolescents are rising but we haven’t had much evidence from scientific studies looking at long time periods.  Several studies … Continue reading

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Making The Tough Decisions About Removing An Athlete From Play

By Kent Mercer, Head Athletic Trainer, De La Salle High School, Concord, CA Note: De La Salle High School in Concord, California has arguably the most successful high school football program in the country.  The team, coached by Bob Ladouceur, … Continue reading

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The Science of Stretching for Young Athletes- Part 2: Dynamic Stretching

By Thomas Henry, MS, CSCS, SCCC Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton, CA In last week’s post we had an opportunity to discuss the benefits of static stretching for the young athlete.  In today’s post Thomas Henry … Continue reading

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The Science of Stretching for Young Athletes- Part 1: Static Stretching

By Thomas Henry, MS, CSCS, SCCC Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton, CA In last week’s post we had an opportunity to discuss the benefits of the foam roller for the young athlete.  In today’s post Thomas … Continue reading

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