Month: December 2015

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  Lindsey Straus Lindsey Straus in Prevention & Risk Reduction December 26, 2015
  • Lindsey Straus

    Author: Lindsey Straus is an award-winning youth sports journalist, practicing attorney, and has been Senior Editor of SmartTeams since its launch as MomsTEAM in August 2000. She can be reached at

  • Lindsey Straus

Helmetless Tackling and Blocking Drills Lead to Decreased Head Impacts in College Football Players

Engaging in a 5-minute helmetless tackling drill twice a week during pre-season football and once a week during the season reduced by almost a third the frequency of impacts to

  Brooke de Lench Brooke de Lench in Blogs December 21, 2015
  • Brooke de Lench

    Author: Executive Director of MomsTEAM Institute, Founder and Publisher,, Producer of The Smartest Team: Making High School Football Safer. Follow Brooke on Twitter @brookedelench. Email her at

  • Brooke de Lench

Why I’m Not A Football Apologist or Anti-Football Zealot, But A Pro-Safety Realist

As I await tonight’s advance screening in Boston of Sony Pictures’ movie, Concussion, which opens nationwide on Christmas Day, the polarized debate over football has once again reached a fever

  Barbara K. Kinder, M.D., FACS Barbara K. Kinder, M.D., FACS in Treatment & Management December 11, 2015

Post-Concussion Syndrome: A Physician-Mother’s Perspective

“I miss my mind and my body” This poignant but accurate statement  of my daughter’s is her description of her post-concussion world.  In January 2012, my daughter, Caitlin, two-time Olympic

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