Posts Tagged ‘sports concussions’

Sports Legacy Institute “Hit Count” White Paper  Click here to view the official “Hit Count” White Paper.  (from Sports Legacy Institute) Concussions have been making headlines in professional sports for the past five years, and recently professional sports organizations have taken unprecedented steps to protect athletes from concussions and minimize their exposure to repetitive brain [...]

Group Encourages Counting Hits to Prevent Concussions Emily Attwood — Athletic Business Associate Editor New emphasis is being placed on the number of head impacts a player suffers during a game rather than the intensity of the hit. The Indiana-based Sports Legacy Institute on Friday announced its “Hit Count” proposal, aimed at reducing the number [...]

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 [...]