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Doctoral Teaching Assistantships at Academy Offer Leg Up in Sports Career

Working on major research grants in the Human Performance Lab. Teaching physical education and scholastic sport overseas in Malaysia. Rubbing elbows with visiting sports...

Coaches and Parents Should Take Concussion More Seriously

Recent reports have indicated that concussion rates in young athletes are on the rise. However, many scholars are concerned that we may not be...

Academy Pursues Grant to Expand Concussion Awareness, Prevention in Youth Sports

The United States Sports Academy is working to expand its efforts to address the growing issue of sport-related concussions among youth in coastal Alabama...

United States Sports Academy Tackling Concussions in Southern Alabama Community

Sport-related concussions are receiving a significant amount of attention in professional sports and have become one of the main topics of discussion in sports...

Physician Reviews Research, Lets Son Play Football

My son's high school football team finished 1-9 this year, and I wouldn't be prouder of this team if they had gone undefeated. They made...

New Study on Brain Trauma in Athletes and Military Veterans Published in Scientific Journal

A study done by investigators at the Boston University Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy (CSTE) and the Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System,...

Mayo Clinic researchers validate rapid sideline concussion test for youth athletes

A rapid, easy-to-administer eye movement test is showing great promise as a sideline concussion test for youth sports, a Mayo Clinic study finds. In the...

Sport-related Concussions: Tips for the Student-Athlete

Now that concussions have been labeled a public health issue in the athletic community with millions of young athletes experiencing its effects, there is...

Spanish Hurdler Onyia Reportedly Latest Implicated in Retested Beijing 2008 Doping Samples

Spanish hurdler Josephine Onyia is reportedly the 15th named athlete to have tested positive after re-analysis of Beijing 2008 doping samples as she becomes...

How Concussions Affect Children’s Brains Even After Symptoms Subside

Brain changes in children who have sustained a mild traumatic brain injury, or concussion, persist for months following injury — even after the symptoms...

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