Sunday, September 25, 2022

Football Concussions Remain a Dire Problem

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By Evan Weiner | The concussion issue seemingly has been on the back burner during the 2018 football season. Not much has been said although...

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

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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....

Tackle Football before Age 12 Linked to Later Brain Problems

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Athletes who began playing tackle football before the age of 12 12 had more behavioral and cognitive problems later in life than those who...

Virginia Tech Latest to Join NCAA’s $30M Concussion Study

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Virginia Tech researchers announced this week they will be joining universities across the country as part of a venture the NCAA is calling "the...

Complex Concussion Problem Solved by Simple Test

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If you could conduct a simple, 60-second test to immediately determine whether your athlete suffered a concussion, would you do it? Hall of Fame cornerback...

Brain Study May Provide More Clues to Head Injuries in Football

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The recent focus on brain injuries among athletes in football and other violent contact sports has mostly been on the development and use of...

So Maybe Charity Does Begin at Home?

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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,...

ImPACT® Partners with King-Devick Test in Support of Multifaceted Approach to Concussion Management

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King-Devick's oculomotor testing combines effectively with ImPACT neurocognitive testing. Oakbrook Terrace, IL - ImPACT Applications, Inc., developer of the ImPACT Test and ImPACT Concussion Management...

A football helmet design that listens to physics

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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...

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

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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...
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