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3 Ways You Can Spot a Teammate's Concussion

The clock ticks down, you release the football, and it's a perfect pass to your receiver in the end zone. In that moment, your focus is on making a...

By: Dr. Mark Calarco

STUDY: Football Practice Without Helmets Reduces Concussion Risk, Improves Tackling Ability

Playing football without a helmet sounds like a recipe for a disaster, right? The helmet offers a critical layer of protection for the fragile hea...

By: Brandon Hall

New Rules For U.S. Youth Soccer Leagues Aim to Reduce Concussions

One of the hottest topics in sports right now is concussions. As more research is being done, people are finding out how serious a concussion can be...

By: Rob Scott

Evan Gattis's Protection-Enhanced Catcher's Helmet

Evan Gattis has never suffered a concussion—as far as he knows. But at least a couple of times per week during the season, a foul ball strikes the A...

By: STACK Staff

Ask the YOU Docs: How Do I Know if I've Had a Concussion?

Q: I play a contact sport, get hit in the head all the time, and usually feel fine. How do I know if I've had a concussion? A: That's the multim...

By: Dr. Mike Roizen and Dr. Mehmet Oz

Latest Videos in Head Injury

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.