Concussion

Concussions have become a serious concern in most of today's impact sports. As technology and research improves, so does the gear and training regarding this serious injury. Protect yourself and see the latest information and product releases about preventing and recovering from concussions.

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4 Ways to Stay Productive While Recovering From a Concussion

Being sidelined with a concussion is frustrating. There's nothing to ice, no surgery to schedule and no physical therapy to endure, which can leave yo...

You Think You Have a Concussion. What Next?

To be clear this article is by no means a way to diagnosis and treat a head injury, nor is it an attempt at providing medical advice of any kind. This...

How to Handle an Acute Injury While Training

Working out is supposed to make you stronger, healthier and feel better. But it's also an activity that can leave you vulnerable to injury. You'll be ...

Why Coaches, Athletic Trainers and Doctors Must Avoid Terminology That Downplays the Seriousness of a Concussion

In the athletic setting, injuries are a part of the game, there is no doubt about it. Strains, sprains, concussion, chronic overuse injuries, acute...

A Simple Spit Test May Revolutionize How We Diagnose Concussions

Diagnosing the severity of a concussion could soon be as simple as collecting a swab of saliva. New research from Penn State University has found t...

Latest Videos in Concussion

Concussion Experiences

Chris Nowinski of Sports Legacy Institute describes the concussions he experienced when playing football at Harvard and wrestling in the WWE.

What is a Concussion?

Chris Nowinski and Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher provide an overview of concussions and common symptoms experienced by athletes.

Concussion Prevention

Chris Nowinski and Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher discuss how proper equipment, playing style and rule changes help prevent concussions in athletes.

Concussion Dangers for All Athletes

Chris Nowinski and Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher discuss how athletes participating in non-contact sports or those in younger age groups are affected by concussions.

Long-Term Concussion Effects

Chris Nowinski and Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher talk about how concussions may have a lasting effect on the brain if not properly treated.