Player Safety

A comprehensive approach to concussions

Many athletes assume that a blow to the head is just part of the game. As they may have done many times before, they “shake it off” and resume play. Nobody wants to let down the team… more »

Debunking heat illness myths

Here are 11 common heat illness myths among coaches and athletes, along with some ways to counteract these misconceptions… more »

Examining subconcussive hits in sports

There is growing concern that low magnitude, more frequent subconcussive impacts could be the ticking time bomb that leads to long-term repercussions… more »

Study: Rugby-style tackling may have lower force of impact than football style

The style of tackling used in rugby may be associated with a lower force of impact than the style used in football, according to a preliminary study of college athletes released Tuesday. The study will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Sports Concussion Conference this month in Indianapolis.

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Reacting to Signs of Overtraining

Athletes—and Strength/Conditioning Coaches and Sport Coaches—are taught one guiding principle that extends well beyond athletics: The harder you work, the more success you’ll achieve. It’s a principle that is generally very accurate… more »


Study Investigates Cannabis Therapies for Concussions

The NHL Alumni Association has partnered with cannabis company Canopy Growth, a cannabis company located in Canada, to conduct a one-year study investigating the possibility of cannabinoids helping treat post-concussion neurological problems. The study will be... more »


When There’s Proper Care

The proper treatment of an athlete who suffered a concussion begins with timely reporting by the athlete.  It's not surprising, however, that the likelihood of an athlete coming forward about a concussion decreases greatly when... more »


Keeping Cool

A new study suggests that female athletes may need more cooling than males during and after workouts, which could have implications for performance and recovery. 

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