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Clemson and LSU’s quarterbacks’ helmets have built-in cameras

Clemson and LSU's players are going to be able to watch film from the vantage point of the quarterback thanks to built-in cameras on...

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...

US Women’s Soccer Legend Brandi Chastain, Sports Legacy Institute and Santa Clara Institute of...

Parents and Pros for Safer Soccer (PASS) Campaign Hopes to Inspire a National Conversation on When Purposeful Repetitive Brain Trauma Should be Introduced  Concussion research and...

Head Trauma News

The ongoing scrutiny of whether concussions are a football culture-induced, needlessly dangerous risk or injuries that are "just part of the game" continues.Some recent...

Study Links Nonconcussion Head Impacts in Contact Sports to Brain Changes and Lower Test...

Repeated blows to the head during a season of contact sports may cause changes in the brain's white matter and affect cognitive abilities even...

So Maybe Charity Does Begin at Home?

The breaking story written by Jay Bookman in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution was just too good not to post and follow. As many of us already know,...

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...

‘Head Games’ Forces Viewers to Confront Concussions in Sport

Christina Master is a pediatrician and sports medicine specialist at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and fully understands the dangers concussions pose to athletes...

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...

Cycle helmets are useless, says brain surgeon

A leading neurosurgeon has controversially claimed that cyclists who wear helmets are wasting their time. Henry Marsh, who works at St George’s Hospital in Tooting,...

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