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New Study Reveals the Best Area to Aim for When Making a Tackle

The safest place to target a ballcarrier when making a tackle? According to a new study from Trinity College Dublin, it's the lower trunk. Bioen...

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 ...

James Harrison Explains Why He'll Let His Kids Play Tackle Football

James Harrison loves football. Heck, the man is still playing linebacker in the NFL at 38 years old. But just like any parent who's learned ...

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...

Play It Safe With the 5 Pillars of Heads Up Football

An old-school ball coach would never have imagined a day when a group of youth football players would change the landscape of the sport. That's...

Protect Your Brain With This Neck Workout

Do you want to stay concussion-free during the football season? To potentially reduce your risk of a head injury, start training your neck. Stron...

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