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Academy Addressing Concussions in Sports through School Partnership and Free Concussion Course

The United States Sports Academy is addressing the growing concern over sport-related concussions through a partnership to reduce the impact of concussions on athletes...

Concussion Prevention Firms Pop Up, But Where’s Proof?

Well-publicized events involving professional athletes, along with a federal lawsuit and a Hollywood movie now in theaters, have spurred unprecedented interest in concussions -...

Concussion May Triple Suicide Risk

The dangers of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE),  a degenerative neurological disease have been well known for many years. The disease has been been be...

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...

Concussion might cost NFL’s helmet maker big time

A concussion settlement could be in play for NFL helmet maker Riddell, The Post has learned. The federal judge in Philadelphia overseeing the settlement between...

Will a Crumpling Helmet Make Football Safer?

As concerns about concussions continue to grow, especially around football, companies and policy makers have been looking for ways to make the game safer. One...

Armour: War on football? Better have your head checked

Danny Kanell is incensed at what he believes is a “war on football.” If by war the former NFL quarterback-turned-ESPN Radio host means growing concern...

Armour: Ben Roethlisberger sets example for NFL by self-reporting head injury

The NFL needs more players to be like Ben Roethlisberger. Rather than staying silent about a head injury, as so many players continue to do,...

U.S. Soccer Announces Ban on Heading for U-11 Players

In response to a class-action lawsuit that sought rules changes and a reduction in concussions, U.S. Soccer announced guidelines on Monday that will prohibit...

Limiting Tackling in Practice Leads to Reduced Concussions

Finally some good news. That might have been the thoughts coming from football coaches around the state Friday. News was spreading about a recently released...

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