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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