Student-athletes who experience lingering concussion symptoms and their parents worry more about the negative effect of concussion on learning and school performance, report more school-related problems, and more classes posing difficulty than
Last week was chock full of news on the youth sports safety front. Nocsae decertified two men’s lacrosse helmets, and I fielded some troubling emails about child sports safety advocates who appear
Last week was chock full of news on the youth sports safety front. Nocsae decertified two men’s lacrosse helmets, and I fielded some troubling emails about child sports safety advocates who allegedly
It has been an exciting week for those of us who worked so hard over the past two years to produce The Smartest Team: Making High School Football Safer.
According to a number of recent studies [1,2,5,13,18], while the culture of sport (including influences from professional and other athletes), as well as the media and other outside sources play
The risk of sustaining a concussion in high school football is not affected by the brand, age of the helmet, or recondition status, or by the type of mouth guard
On Sunday morning, I appeared as a guest on a ESPN’s weekly program “Outside The Lines” on a segment titled “NFL: Marketing To Moms.” Besides my interview, the show featured
An overwhelming majority of both athletes returning to the classroom after a concussion and their parents are “very concerned” that academic performance will be negatively affected, finds a recent survey. Majorities