Player Safety


End of the Road

Five concussions in four-and-a-half years forced Nora Kiesler, a senior center for the Purdue University women’s basketball team, to give up the game. Here’s a look at how she got to this point. 

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Cool Off: Thermal behaviors may differ between genders

According to a new study from the University at Buffalo, men and women may be different when it comes to thermal behaviors… more »

Head Injuries Cause Retirement

Five concussions in four-and-a-half years forced Nora Kiesler, a senior center for the Purdue University women’s basketball team, to give up the game. Here’s a look at how she got to this point… more »


Expanding Efforts

A grant from the NFL will allow Colby College’s Maine Concussion Management Initiative to expand its efforts to determine the prevalence of head injuries in young athletes. 

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Research Promotes Neck Strength

A research paper from Rutgers University finds that neck strengthening exercises can reduce the risk of concussions by lessening the magnitude of force upon impact… more »


Research Promotes Neck Strength

A research paper from Rutgers University finds that neck strengthening exercises can reduce the risk of concussions by lessening the magnitude of force upon impact.

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Plan in Place?

After his son suffered a concussion, this athletic training professor was inspired to look into the prevalence of return-to-learn plans at the high school level. He found that most states are sorely lacking in this area. 

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New Diagnostic Tool Approved

The FDA has granted approval for the commercialization of EyeBox, a non-invasive, baseline-free tool to aid in the diagnosis of concussion.

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