Trainers & Coaches
Could Head Trauma Bring an End to Football?
Nothing can bring down the NFL. Nothing except a lack of players to fill the shoes of the current ones. Would you let your kid play football?
Eric C. Stevens
Product Review: Reebok Checklight
There's a general concensus that parents, coaches, and athletes need to be more conscious about brain health, and the Reebok Checklight helps you do just that.
Doctor Your Skull, Protect Your Brain: How to Heal Yourself From Impacts
If you are an active person, then it's likely you've experienced trauma to your precious head and brain. Here's what you can do to heal symptoms from impact to your skull.
How Bad Is a Hit to the Head? Very, Says Science
We've heard football is dangerous when it comes to concussions. Turns out soccer players are at higher risk for ALS, too. And MMA fighters? Well, that one seems pretty obvious, right?
Pro Football Players Have 4-Times Greater Risk of ALS and Alzheimer's
Even more research that football is bad for your brain health. Researchers examined death certificates of NFL players and looked at the incidence of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and ALS.
Head Impacts In Contact Sports Could Stunt Learning
Aside from brain damage and neck injury, traumatic brain injury can also affect a person's ability to learn, remember, balance, and coordinate. New research looks at brain injury and learning ability.
Science Looks At Head and Neck Injury Risk in MMA and Boxing
In MMA and boxing, padded gloves and headgear are designed to lessen the forces encountered, primarily those resulting from linear acceleration, but what about other types of impact forces?
Repeated Small Blows, Not Concussion Could Be the Real Danger in High-Impact Sports
Two recent studies conducted on high school athletes concluded the accumulation of small blows to the head while not being full concussions could still cause lifelong brain damage.
Becca Borawski Jenkins
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