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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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High School Football Player's Life Saved By Off-Season Workouts

Photo: Joshua Gunter / The Plain Dealer The day after the Madison (Ohio) Blue Streaks football season ended in 2012, fullback Ben Bruening woke up...

Winter Olympic Injuries and How to Prevent Them

The 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi are here.  Along with this are olympic injuries.  The athletes competing have four years to prepare their bodies...

4 Creatine Myths Exposed

Creatine is a naturally occurring amino acid-like compound used by tens of thousands of athletes worldwide to increase their strength, power, musc...

The Lowdown on Head Injuries in Sports—and How to Prevent Them

The current influx in concussions and head injuries in sports is growing to epidemic proportions. Much of which is a lack in player safety education...

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...

Reducing Concussion Risk in Youth Athletes

Football is a tough game, played by strong human beings, who are successful when they impose their will on another. The nature of the 21st century...

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...

Female Athletes Need to Watch Out for Concussions, Too

When people think of concussions, they often think of male football players, especially when they're talking about high school sports. But there is ...

Concussions, Obesity Targeted by New Athletes' Performance and Mayo Clinic Partnership

In late June, Athletes' Performance (AP), an integrated performance training brand with six facilities across the U.S., announced it would partner...

Ohio Passes Law on Sports-Related Concussions: House Bill 143

During a 2006 middle school football game, Zachery Lystedt suffered a pounding blow to his head. Like most 13-year-olds, Lystedt shook it off and re...

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