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New Research Shows Aerobic Activity Shortly After Sustaining a Concussion Drastically Decreases Recovery Time

For decades, the prescription for a concussion was rest, rest and more rest. Only once the symptoms subsided should exercise resume. But new res...

New Study Reveals the Best Area to Aim for When Making a Tackle

The safest place to target a ballcarrier when making a tackle? According to a new study from Trinity College Dublin, it's the lower trunk. Bioen...

How to Handle an Acute Injury While Training

Working out is supposed to make you stronger, healthier and feel better. But it's also an activity that can leave you vulnerable to injury. You'll be ...

Why Coaches, Athletic Trainers and Doctors Must Avoid Terminology That Downplays the Seriousness of a Concussion

In the athletic setting, injuries are a part of the game, there is no doubt about it. Strains, sprains, concussion, chronic overuse injuries, acute...

A Simple Spit Test May Revolutionize How We Diagnose Concussions

Diagnosing the severity of a concussion could soon be as simple as collecting a swab of saliva. New research from Penn State University has found t...

Latest Videos in Head Injury

Cory Walters on How He’s Lucky to be Alive

BMX pro Cory Walters talks about some of the injuries he’s picked up over the years. After suffering a terrible head injury that resulted in a coma, he admits he’s lucky to be alive and still healthy.

Shawn Porter Jab to Head, Jab to Body

Shawn Porter, professional middleweight boxer, performs the Jab to Head, Jab to Body drill with coaching by his father Ken Porter.