Monthly Archives: September 2012

How “Clean” Were The London Olympics And What Does It Mean For Middle-Schoolers?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D., President, Sideline Sports Doc Organizers at the recently concluded summer Olympics in London took an aggressive stance towards identifying and imposing sanctions on anyone testing positive for banned or performance-enhancing substances.  According to Reuters, intelligence … Continue reading

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Laughter, Tears, Frustration, Celebration (Book Review)

By Mike Woitalla Note: This article first appeared in Soccer America’s Youth Soccer Insider.  Mike Woitalla is the Executive Editor of Soccer America, and a member of Sideline Sports Doc. If there’s a book about a youth soccer coach’s experience … Continue reading

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Concussion Series Part 5: Youth Football Will Evolve To Make The Game Safer

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D., President, Sideline Sports Doc In the last four blog posts we’ve taken a look at several aspects of sideline concussion diagnosis, impact sensing technology, and possible medical testing on the horizon to objectively diagnose a … Continue reading

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Simple Sideline Evaluation For Concussion

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D., President, Sideline Sports Doc Today’s post will be simple and practical: how should a coach evaluate a young athlete for a possible concussion?  The key word in that first sentence is “possible”, meaning that a … Continue reading

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