Paul McCaffrey

Author's details

Name: Paul McCaffrey
Date registered: September 23, 2011

Biography

BS from Springfield College & MS from Northeastern University. Occassional/guest lecturer - Newbury College, Northeastern, Suffolk University, and Emmanuel College. Advisory Board Member of Springfield College - Boston Campus. 20 years in municipal park and recreation management.

Latest posts

  1. Athletes and supplements — July 15, 2012
  2. That time of year again – look to the skies before taking to the field — June 2, 2012
  3. Hockey hit, should be decided in the field house or the court house? — April 28, 2012
  4. Massachusetts School of Law looks at concussions and new MA rules — April 27, 2012
  5. Coaching, how to talk to players — February 19, 2012

Most commented posts

  1. Sports Psychology – strength coach for the brain? — 6 comments
  2. That time of year again – look to the skies before taking to the field — 3 comments
  3. Hockey hit, should be decided in the field house or the court house? — 2 comments
  4. Three basic points for leading your team — 1 comment
  5. Massachusetts School of Law looks at concussions and new MA rules — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Jul
15

Athletes and supplements

There was a story about football players being suspended for the use creatine (click here for the article)  and the blog manager recently posted the USDA link for supplements and medicines that can not be taken.  Here are the MA  high school and college rules Massachusetts rules follow on nutritional supplements: http://www.miaa.net/contentm/easy_pages/view.php?page_id=168&sid=38&menu_id=4 NCAA rules: http://www.ncaapublications.com/p-4203-2011-2012-sports-medicine-handbook.aspx Supplements …

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Jun
02

That time of year again – look to the skies before taking to the field

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I deal with weather issues daily.  Canceling, rescheduling and closing fields for safety. June is Lightening Awareness. National Weather Service states that 1 in 1000 people in the United States will be affected by lightening annually some how. Dorchester, adult soccer game in a thunder and lightening storm, playing on a a field with foot of …

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Apr
28

Hockey hit, should be decided in the field house or the court house?

State high school athletic associations around the country are being confronted with parents and members going to court after a call has been made. Anyone can go to their local court house, fill out the paper work and alleged that someone assaulted them.  The venue does not matter where the incident occurred, it is up …

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Apr
27

Massachusetts School of Law looks at concussions and new MA rules

I have made watching Massachusetts School of Law’s Sunday television show a habit.  They discuss many subjects and have had occassional shows about sports related topics.  Massachusetts institutions have been on the cutting edge of concussion research and treatment. This is the show’s videos on Youtube.  Must watch tv. Part 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=seucQicwwZc Part 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gt6AZAJzc8o …

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Feb
19

Coaching, how to talk to players

A coach is recorded in uncontrolled rant.  Saying nasty and hurtful things in the locker room. She took her team’s effort a personal insult to her and wigged out.  She lost her job and the player that recorded her received a two-day detention. The important lesson is not that she got caught, but how she …

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