The Female Athlete Triad – Be on the Lookout

The Female Athlete Triad — Be on the Lookout By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. I was recently with a friend watching his daughter in a NorCal Premier State Cup soccer game on a beautiful spring afternoon. The girls were skilled players and the game was played at a high level.… Go To Full Post

Parental influence done right . . . . . . . . .

Parental influence done right — supportive but not overbearing By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. This is purely my opinion, with some observations on parental influence in teenage athletics: Toward the end of the school year, we gather with the athletic trainers and coaching staff to see what worked and what… Go To Full Post

The Young Athlete is NOT a small professional . . . . .!!

The young athlete is not a small professional By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. It’s totally understandable to want your injured son or daughter to be healed and back playing sports as soon as possible after injury. And since the progress of the professional athlete after injury is chronicled in great… Go To Full Post

Benefits of heading ban are clear to see . . . . .

Benefits of heading ban are clear to see By Mike Woitalla I have now refereed and watched several games since the elimination of heading for children 10 and under – and have compared them to my notes and memories of games at the same level when heading was still allowed.… Go To Full Post