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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...

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...

General Fitness Training: It’s for Everyone

A lot of attention is currently being paid to the physical fitness level (or lack of) among members of the American public.  There really...

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...

The Eyes Can Get It

Most people are aware of warnings concerning the need to cover up and/or to generously apply sunscreen to protect skin from the harmful effects...

It’s Not That Easy Stupid: Clarifying the Role of Physical Activity on Weight...

Losing weight is not easy.  If it was, you would simply have to exercise and Voila!!—you would lose weight.  Unfortunately, just doing physical activity...

Athletes Say Snowboarding Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

It is a rare occurrence when athletes call a halt to an event on the eve of the competition.  Yet that is exactly what...

Doping with Deer Antlers

Recently Yahoo! Sports published an article titled “Deer antlers?” (yes, deer antlers) by Dan Wetzel, This article discussed the supplement deer antler velvet and...

C+ is Not a Passing Grade for Youth Sports Safety

Is a C+ a good grade?  According to the Youth Sports Safety Alliance (YSSA) spearheaded by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), Americans are...

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