Football Helmets Don’t Adequately Protect Against Concussions

Awareness of concussions risks from contact sports has grown considerably over recent years.  Recent medical studies have shown potential long term consequences from repetitive head trauma.  In a Bloomberg News article this week, researchers at Brains, Inc., a company focused on the biomechanics of traumatic brain injuries, conducted tests modern football helmets and found that…

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Increased Risk of Back Injuries In Young Athletes

Young athletes have become much more involved in sports, playing on multiple teams during a season and throughout the year.  Specializing in one sport has become more commonplace as well.  A recent study in the Journal of Sports Health featured on NPR found that in most sports, specializing in a single sport led to higher rates of back…

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