Posts Tagged ‘concussions’

John Niyo of the Detroit News recently wrote an article about NFL players taking concussions more and more seriously. Here is an excerpt of the article with a link to the full version at the bottom. Allen Park — Don Muhlbach, the veteran long snapper for the Lions, doesn’t remember his first — and only [...]

Alexis Ball, a La Cueva High school valedictorian and former University of New Mexico soccer standout, once was unstoppable on the playing field and in the classroom. After earning top scholastic honors and being named New Mexico’s Gatorade Player of the Year at Albuquerque’s La Cueva in 2007, the speedy midfielder went on to become [...]

The Virginia Tech researchers responsible for the STAR rating system for football helmets have been using the same impact tracking technology on youth football players. The researchers collected data on their own football team for several years in an effort to track the number and force of impacts the players encountered during practices and games. [...]