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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...

Could a Local District Attorney Undo Youth Football?

Here is an undeniable fact. The football industry feels it is under siege because do-gooders think football is hazardous to the people playing the...

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...

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...

NCAA Facing Numerous Brain Injury Lawsuits

A few years back, Steve Hatchell, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Football Foundation warned his sport was under siege. Hatchell was...

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...

C+ is Not a Passing Grade for Youth Sports Safety

Is a C+ a good grade?  According to the Youth Sports Safety Alliance (YSSA) spearheaded by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), Americans are...

Brain Injuries are the Bane of Football

In case you have not noticed, the football season has started. The Canadian Football League preseason is underway with games this week. Some of...

Concussion Awareness & Baseline Testing

The United States Sports Academy is continuing its concussion awareness efforts by collaborating with the University of South Alabama (USA) on a Concussion Awareness...

King-Devick and Dave Duerson Foundation Team Up to Help Young Athletes

The Sport Digest has run stories in the past about the King-Devick test that provides a quick tool to help diagnose probable concussions right...

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