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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...

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...

The 100-Year-Old Concussion Protection Technique That's Making a Comeback

There's no silver bullet for detecting concussions, nevermind preventing them. Researchers have developed advanced technologies and concussion ...

Bo Jackson 'Would Have Never Played Football' Had He Known About CTE

Imagine if Bo Jackson hadn't played football. He wouldn't have won the 1985 Heisman Trophy. He wouldn't have been the first overall pick in ...

Latest Videos in Concussion Awareness

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.