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AAP Clinical Report — Resistance Training



  Resistance Training? Is it good for young athletes? What about some things we hear a lot about? Max lifts? Stunting growth? That kids don’t benefit from strength training until puberty. The American Academy of Pediatrics released last month, in June of 2020, a revision to their 2008 policy statement with a new clinical report … Continue reading AAP Clinical Report — Resistance Training


What You Need to Know About Exertional Heat Stroke



  It’s summertime. Throughout much of the country, heat and humidity are starting to become the norm. When you add that to a world navigating through a pandemic, and young athletes anxious to start up organized sports again, those of us in sports medicine are on high alert for a potential surge in heat related … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Exertional Heat Stroke


Healthy Young Athlete Podcast: Gymnastics: Injuries & Myths...

Gymnastics: Injuries & Myths…



  I don’t know many people that don’t enjoy watching gymnastics during the Olympics. It’s unfortunate we won’t be able to watch them this upcoming summer but here’s hoping for 2021. It’s estimated that nearly 75,000 of our kids participate in gymnastics. However, there is a risk of injury and there are also some common … Continue reading Gymnastics: Injuries & Myths…


Healthy Young Athlete Podcast: Creating an Emergency Action Plan for Your Team

Creating an Emergency Action Plan for Your Team



  The Emergency Action Plan. What exactly is that? Why are they important to know about when your young athlete is participating for a team? How can you find out if your team has one? We will answer those questions and more today on the podcast.   The Healthy Young Athlete Podcast Links Bar:  Subscribe … Continue reading Creating an Emergency Action Plan for Your Team


Pediatric Sports Medicine Podcast: Cardiac Considerations for Athletes with COVID-19

Cardiac Considerations for Athletes with COVID-19



  A new wrinkle in returning to sports following infection with COVID-19 emerged in recent weeks. There is concern about potential effects of the virus on the heart. With sudden cardiac death in athletes a concern for all of us in sports medicine, any issues that could cause cardiac damage may get your Spidey Sense … Continue reading Cardiac Considerations for Athletes with COVID-19


Digitally Dispatched Podcast: The Case of the Suburban Samurai

The Case of the Suburban Samurai



  There are many things that you’ll read about, hear about, even see in your lifetime, but few things can prepare you for what presents itself when you mix in suburban America, a quiet little town, and a Samurai Sword. Join Police Dispatcher Lisa Moore as she shares more education, stories and legacy from her … Continue reading The Case of the Suburban Samurai


Returning to Sports During a Pandemic with Dr. Jason Newland



  It’s been a long several months with stay-at-home orders, a lack of consistent nationwide recommendations of what should and should not be done, and a lot of empty gyms and vacant fields. COVID-19 has certainly thrown all of our lives for a loop. It’s also a little humbling to become a less essential physician … Continue reading Returning to Sports During a Pandemic with Dr. Jason Newland


Choosing the Right Show for Your Healthy Young Athlete...

Choosing the Right Shoe for Your Healthy Young Athlete…



  If you aren’t a self-declared shoe geek like me, you may find trying to buy athletic shoes for your young athlete a major chore. It can also be challenging to fight against the pressures of what is the trendy shoe as opposed to what is truly functional. With so many brands and models, you … Continue reading Choosing the Right Shoe for Your Healthy Young Athlete…


The Animal Academy Podcast: Teaching a Dog in a Smart Way Doesn't Have to Be Hard...

Teaching a Dog in a Smart Way Doesn’t Have to Be Hard: A Conversation with Ginger Kinion…



  Have you ever wondered how to motivate your dog to do certain things or how to work through barriers in your training? Have you wondered how to keep obedience training fun and creative? When I remember the important people who got me started in dog obedience and gave me the motivation to continue training, … Continue reading Teaching a Dog in a Smart Way Doesn’t Have to Be Hard: A Conversation with Ginger Kinion…