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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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NFL Officially Bans The 'Oklahoma Drill'

The Oklahoma Drill is no more—at least at the NFL level. The ban comes after league officials noticed teams consistently reporting high rates of ...

Why Neck Training is a Must For Every Athlete—Not Just Football Players

Every strength coach or trainer feels they have the best and most well-balanced program when it comes to preparing their athletes for the demands of t...

Soccer Has a Concussion Problem, and FIFA Can't Solve It

On June 15, in the first round of the 2018 World Cup, Morocco's Nordin Amrabat sustained a concussion. His dazed appearance was obvious to anyone w...

New Research Shows Aerobic Activity Shortly After Sustaining a Concussion Drastically Decreases Recovery Time

For decades, the prescription for a concussion was rest, rest and more rest. Only once the symptoms subsided should exercise resume. But new res...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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