How To R.A.I.S.E. An Athlete (Paperback)
"While nobody asked for it, COVID gave us an opportunity for the ultimate athletic gift: a do-over. Let's not screw this up "
Those are the words of author, Dr. Richard C. Lehman and, in his well-rounded and in-depth look at bringing up the next generation of sports heroes, this world renowned orthopedic surgeon to elite athletes, known to patients as simply "Doc Rick," introduces a formula to set realistic expectations, avoid dangers and pitfalls in sports, manage illnesses and injuries, build an athlete's support team, and set kids up, not just for great seasons and careers, but great lives.
Beyond his unique approach, Dr. Lehman isn't afraid to address the hardest topics including: sexual misconduct, drug abuse, eating disorders, and head injuries. Packing their knowledge into this book with Doc Rick are other incredible professionals in sports and medicine including Olympic Great Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Sportscaster Frank Cusumano, World-Class Triathlete Louis DiGuiseppe, NHL Legend Tony Twist, MLB, NFL, and World Tennis pros, coaching greats Bobby Kersee, Mike Keenan, Nino Fennoy, Patrick Hulliung and Jay Harrington, top sports medicine professionals Dr. Steven Stahle and Patrick Huck, and more
How To R.A.I.S.E. An Athlete-The Formula is THE tool for athletes, coaches, trainers, sports organizations, clubs, athlete parents, athletic directors, medical specialists, camps, events, and conferences.
When it comes to our athletes, it's not about their games; it's about their LIVES.