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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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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...

By: Bryce Lawson

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 ...

By: Anna Johansson

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...

By: Todd Sabol

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...

By: Brandon Hall

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 ...

By: Andy Haley

How Concussions Increase ACL Injury Rates

Yes–athletes who have had a concussion are experiencing more lower-body injuries, which includes the dreaded ACL tear. But why? How can a brain injury...

By: Josh Freedland

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 ...

By: Brandon Hall

Could This Futuristic Football Helmet Stem the Concussion Epidemic?

Chiming Huang had a theory. In 2012, as a part of a graduate research project, Huang and a few colleagues were attempting to understand the effects t...

By: Jordan Zirm

Play Smart, Play Safe: About the NFL's New Concussion Protocol

We're nearly halfway through the 2016 NFL season, and already some of the biggest names in the sport have been put on Injury Reserve (IR), meaning...

By: Jessica Thomas

Study Reveals a Shocking Increase in Concussion Rates

A recent study found that concussions in children and young adults younger than 22 years old rose by 500 percent between 2000 to 2014. Yes, you read...

By: Andy Haley

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