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Tough Choices: Hit High Or Low on Tackle?

There are a myriad of choices and decisions players and coaches make during a football game -- we all know that. Today, college and...

Concussions May Soon Be Evaluated Immediately Upon Impact

The next great breakthrough in concussion prevention may have been unveiled during an episode of Jeopardy! five years ago.  In 2011, IBM signed up its new...

Will Youth Football Participation Continue To Drop?

The football season will be starting soon on all levels from six years old to the pros and all of the stories about National...

We Need to Listen to Our Young People

Like most kids with raw talent, Eli began his athletic career playing catch in the yard. It was clear from his earliest days he...

The King-Devick Test: The Missing Link to Practical Management of Concussions

One of the most discussed and controversial issues occurring in the sport today is that of concussions and its head-banging blow to young athletes...

NFL Reports Modest Decline in Concussions This Season

The number of concussions registered by the National Football League has fallen 11.3 percent this season, compared with last season’s record high, as more...

Dr. Bennet Omalu wins Dr. Ernst Jokl Sports Medicine Award from United States Sports...

A pathologist whose discoveries have led to greater understanding of concussions in sports and better protection against head injury for athletes has been selected...

High School Football an Endangered Species

School boards have begun work getting budgets in place for the new 2012-13 school year. The people who do the budgets and the people...

Cheerleaders Have a Concussion Problem, Too

Cheerleading has proven to be by far the most dangerous sport for female athletes, yet many doctors allow them to frequently continue to compete...

NFL’s ‘Suicide’ Squad Tradition Continues

The National Football League is open for business again. Players are on the field showing coaches that they can indeed play football, even though...

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