Monthly Archives: July 2012

Technological Advances To Train Olympians: Good For Kids?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D., President, Sideline Sports Doc I’ve been reading many pre-Olympic articles with great interest, and I’ve always been fascinated with new technology or training methods used to allow athletes to reach their highest potential.  Can some … Continue reading

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Don’t Skip The Preparticipation Physical Exam

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D., President, Sideline Sports Doc The “sports physical”, formally known as the preparticipation physical exam  (PPE), is an important part of an athlete’s summer regimen.  Most high schools require a preseason physical exam but one of … Continue reading

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Simple Independence Day Message: Try To Stay Out of Your Kid’s Way

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

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Hydration Tips For Summer Sports

Dev K. Mishra, M.D., President, Sideline Sports Doc In last week’s post we discussed recognizing signs of heat illness. Today we will briefly discuss an even more important strategy–preventing dehydration and possible heat illness through a good hydration strategy. Start … Continue reading

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