We Need to Listen to Our Young People

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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

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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...

It’s Time to KO Concussions

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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...

Doping with Deer Antlers

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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

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

Physical Literacy: The Holy Grail of Health and Wellness

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The obesity crisis, which we hear about on an almost daily basis, is challenging our country in ways not seen before. It’s feared that...

Coaches and Parents Should Take Concussion More Seriously

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Recent reports have indicated that concussion rates in young athletes are on the rise. However, many scholars are concerned that we may not be...

Concussed High School Athletes Who Receive Neuropsychological Testing Sidelined Longer

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When computerized neuropsychological testing is used, high school athletes suffering from a sports-related concussion are less likely to be returned to play within one...

Visger Rules – Recommended Changes to NFL Rules

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Knowledge comes from formal learning and research, along with first-hand experience. George Visger, who played defensive tackle for the University of Colorado in the...

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