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...

Dear Coaches and Athletes, Concussions are Serious!

As the news of sport-related concussions continues to spread across sport media, many coaches and athletes still aren’t convinced of the seriousness and potential...

The football industry denying the football-brain damage link grew in 2015

Jerry Jones has spoken and the Dallas Cowboys owner doesn't think there is a link between playing football and players getting brain injuries and...

Is the Concussion Issue Catching up to the NCAA?

For some reason the concussion leading to brain damage issue has not been a National Collegiate Athletic Association problem, as it has become for...

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...

Mayo Clinic and King-Devick Test Under Agreement For Sideline Concussion Testing

In 2011, Dr. Steve Devick, developer of the King-Devick Test, came to the United States Sports Academy to give a seminar on sport-related concussions....

A football helmet design that listens to physics

A shock-absorbing football helmet system being developed at the University of Michigan could blunt some dangerous physics that today's head protection ignores.                                 The engineering researchers...

It’s Time to KO Concussions

Editor’s Note.  This is one in a series of articles posted on The Sport Digest blog in recent weeks.  The Digest will continue to...

Visger Rules – Recommended Changes to NFL Rules

Knowledge comes from formal learning and research, along with first-hand experience. George Visger, who played defensive tackle for the University of Colorado in the...

Alabama High Schools Consider Curtailing Live Contact in Practices

The Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) recently asked its Board of Governors to restrict full contact hitting and scrimmaging to two days each...

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