Author: Lora Scott MD

  • Lora Scott MD

    Lora Scott, MD, is the medical director for primary care sports medicine at Dayton Children's. Her blog includes relevant topics for athletes of all ages on sports nutrition, injury prevention and rehabilitation.

10 ways to not be the angry sideline parent

By: Dr. Lora Scott, sports medicine physician It’s a typical youth football game. Kids are on the side lines cheering on their teammates for another first down or to play tough defense. The score is close and the game becomes … Continue reading

Tips every sports coach needs

By: Dr. Lora Scott, sports medicine physician Think about the most influential coach you had as a child. What did you learn from that coach? Do you remember how your team performed that season? Which memory is clearer? In youth … Continue reading

4 key points on concussions and depression

The apparent suicide of an Ohio State athlete, who reportedly suffered prior concussions, brings the very real effects of a concussion to the spotlight again. Our sympathies go out to Kosta Karageorge, his family, friends, teammates, and team staff. How … Continue reading

Concussion? You probably have THESE questions

By: Dr. Lora Scott, co-director sports medicine There are currently some pretty scary things in the news about young athletes getting concussions, and some kids have even died from their head injuries. I usually get a lot of questions from … Continue reading

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