Monthly Archives: February 2012

Sport Psychology And The Teenage Mind

By Dev K. Mishra, President, Sideline Sports Doc, LLC Any coach who works with teenage athletes knows they will have to deal with a lot of weirdness.  Biologically and psychologically, children reach puberty earlier and adulthood later.  That leaves a … Continue reading

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Do You Want To Make A Pro Athlete? Start Soon : )

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D., President, Sideline Sports Doc Today’s editorial is a post Valentine’s Day inspiration… There’s a concept in the selection of elite youth sports athletes referred to by various names: the Relative Age Effect, the January effect, … Continue reading

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Is It OK For A Young Athlete To Play In Pain?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D., President, Sideline Sports Doc “What’s the difference between discomfort and pain?  And is it ok for me to keep playing if I just have a little bit?”  Those are two of the most common questions … Continue reading

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Gronkowski’s High Ankle Sprain: Can It Happen In Kids?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D., President, Sideline Sports Doc A lot of attention in the sports media this week is focused on Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski’s injured ankle.  It seems the betting line will move considerably once the fate … Continue reading

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