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The NFL’s Ban on Crown-of-Helmet Hits

The NFL’s Ban on Crown-of-Helmet Hits

The NFL’s new rule prohibiting some hits with the crown of the helmet is being called ‘controversial’ in almost every news piece it appears in, to the point where it’s… Read more »

NFL Evolution: The League Plays Defense

NFL Evolution: The League Plays Defense

Any fans watching this year’s Super Bowl saw at least a few of the five ads for “NFL Evolution,” (NFLE) the NFL’s public relations answer to the growing concern over football… Read more »

Concussions and Youth Football

Concussions and Youth Football

Over the past month, I’ve reported on several lectures given by prominent concussion researchers; you can read my earlier pieces on these sessions here: Part 1:  http://secondlevelfootball.wordpress.com/2012/05/04/football-and-brain-injury/ Part 2:  http://secondlevelfootball.wordpress.com/2012/05/15/helmet-research-at-virginia-tech/… Read more »

Helmet Research at Virginia Tech

Helmet Research at Virginia Tech

Note: This piece follows-up on my earlier overview of concussion research:  http://secondlevelfootball.wordpress.com/2012/05/04/football-and-brain-injury/ The Virginia Tech-Wake Forest Center for Injury Biomechanics (CIB) is one of the most impressive injury research institutions… Read more »

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