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Spinal cord injuries in football and other sports: An interview with Dr. Frederick Mueller

Have catastrophic cervical spine injuries in sports decreased in the last twenty or thirty years? What can we do to protect the athletes who play football and other at-risk sports from suffering one of these injuries? I asked these questions to Dr. Frederick Mueller, the former director of the National Center for Catastrophic Sport Injury Research. Continue Reading

ACL Tears – Injury Prevention Programs

In this video, I argue that If you are the athlete who could tear her ACL, these programs could have a dramatic impact on your playing career. Simply changing your warm-up exercises every day could possibly prevent an ACL injury that could cause you to miss the playoffs, sit out a season while your friends play, require you to undergo surgery and a year of rehab, and increase your risk for future injuries and arthritis. Continue Reading

Teaching kids to recognize the significance of concussions: An interview with Michael Timothy Duerson

A huge percentage of young athletes admit that they do or would hide symptoms of a concussion to stay in a game. We need to change that attitude to protect the long-term brain health of our kids. Michael Timothy Duerson, who heads up the the Dave Duerson Athletic Safety Fund, has terrific insight on this difficult problem. Continue Reading

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