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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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'Head Health Challenge' Finalists Might Shape the Future of Concussion Prevention

Earlier this month, Under Armour, the NFL and GE announced the seven winners of the second round of their Head Health Challenge. The goal of H...

The Technology That Gives Brad Marchand a Competitive Edge

Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand was chasing down a loose puck in a 2013 game against the New Jersey Devils when defenseman Anton Volchenkov lung...

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...

Does Loss of Sleep Have Same Effects as Sports Head Injuries?

As the years grow we find it harder to find time to get a great 8 hours of sleep at night, which is recommended by most physicians. Not getting a full...

Can Neck Strength Reduce Concussions in Women's Soccer?

Girls soccer ranks second only to American football in the number of reported concussions . Many measures have been taken to address and manage brain...

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...

Study Indicates Sideline Concussion Diagnosis Is Possible

New research out of Sweden shows a potential avenue for diagnosing concussions on the sideline. The study, which focused on the blood protein S10...

Can Soccer Lead to Brain Trauma?

AP Images Researchers at Boston University have found signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy in the brain of a deceased 29-year-old former socc...

STUDY: Blood Test May Diagnose Concussions Conclusively

Photo: AP Concussions are tricky business for several reasons. First, although sometimes it's obvious when an athlete has taken a serious blow to ...

Are Concussions Destroying Football?

Photo: AP Broken bones, sprained ankles and torn ACLs have long been realities in football. Rehab can be a long and painful process, but most of t...

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