Archive for September, 2011

Concussion Awareness on ESPN E:60

Posted: 30th September 2011 by in Uncategorized

Watch this video on YouTube. The consequences of concussions can clearly effect someones life. However, it’s not always understood how severe or long term the outcome can be. A segment of E:60 on ESPN covers Preston Plevretes’ life after tragedy. Take some time to watch this video. It may change your perception on how significant [...]

Concussion Article on ESPN.com

Posted: 30th September 2011 by in Uncategorized

As we’re continuing to provide information and proactive leads for the prevention of concussions; here’s a very informative article on how football helmet design is evolving to help reduce the risk of brain injury Here are a couple paragraphs from the article by Patrick Dorsey: “You need two things to have a concussion,” said Dr. [...]

The concussion problem in sports has reached epidemic proportions. The NFL is spending millions on awareness and just instituted new practice rules to reduce the number of blows the players are exposed to during practices. Several high school athletic associations are also implementing new rules to deal with the issue. So far, everything has focused [...]