Ball Games May Not Bring Big Bucks to Cities

In the past 20 years over 100 new or renovated sports facilities have been developed in cities across the United States for use by...

Harsh Childhood Obesity Ads: Effective or Stigmatizing?

A new, in-your-face ad campaign in Georgia against childhood obesity is sparking controversy among health experts. The ads feature overweight children along with blunt messages...

Alabama Football Coach Paul “Bear” Bryant’s System of Winning

Dr. E. Gaylon McCollough learned more than football from legendary Alabama football coach Paul “Bear” Bryant. The coach taught him how to win in...

All Hail the Coaching Gods

Who reigns supreme at university campuses? How do these deities lord their power? USA Today sets out on a quest to get answers to these...

Academy Seminar Spreads the Word on Injury Protection

Concussions have garnered a lot of press lately as a major source of injuries to athletes.   The NFL has been cracking down on violent...

Concussion Research Can’t Be Ignored

Ann McKee is a neruopatholigist and a leading brain concussion researcher.  When asked how she’d advise her 19-year-old son if he was offered a...

Nader Calls for Concussion Test to Become Mandatory in Youth Sports

More than 400,000 concussions occurred in high school sports during a recent school year. That fact is alarming given that the brains of youth...

Title IX missing teeth

Suppose a boy refuses to share the cookie jar with his sisters.  Whenever this occurs, the boy’s mother threatens to remove his cookie privileges...

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...

The King-Devick Test: The Missing Link to Practical Management of Concussions

One of the most discussed and controversial issues occurring in the sport today is that of concussions and its head-banging blow to young athletes...

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