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    by Jason Scott March 2016

    In recently unsealed emails, top NHL officials discussed possible links between fights, concussions and the deaths of three former players who died either due to suicide or drug overdose.

  • Eye-Tracking Device May Help Concussion Diagnoses

    by Jason Scott March 2016

    As concerns about concussions and head injuries continue to dominate the discussion when it comes to sports at all levels, businesses are flocking to find ways to prevent, treat and diagnose the condition in hopes of improving outcomes.

  • Lawsuit: Concussion Protocol Missteps Led to Paralysis

    by Jason Scott March 2016

    The family of a former football player at Belt High School in Montana filed a lawsuit this week, claiming negligence in a series of events that has left him paralyzed.

  • NFL Exec: Link Exists Between Football, Brain Diseases

    by Jason Scott March 2016

    For the first time, a high-ranking NFL official admitted that there is a link between the head trauma produced in football and degenerative brain diseases like chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).

  • HS Wrestler Claims Competing Gave Him Herpes

    by Jason Scott March 2016

    A California high school wrestler who says he contracted a strain of herpes while competing in a wrestling match made a passionate call for the state wrestling championships to be canceled.

  • Bill Would Give Refs Concussion Overrule Power

    by Jason Scott March 2016

    In the name of player safety, lawmakers in Kentucky are considering adopting a law that would give high school sports officials power to decide whether a player can return to a game following a head injury.

  • Iowa Bill Would Require Athletic Trainers at Prep Events

    by Stuart Goldman February 2016

    A bill in the Iowa Senate would require Iowa high schools to have a certified athletic trainer on site to identify concussions at all varsity football, wrestling and boys and girls soccer events.

  • Study: Concussion May Triple Suicide Risk

    by Takara Scott-Johnston February 2016

    The dangers of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE),  a degenerative neurological disease have been well known for many years. The disease has been been be linked to brain trauma as well as concussions.

  • U.S. Athletes Could Skip Olympics Over Zika Virus Fears

    by Stuart Goldman February 2016

    The Summer Olympics in Rio begin in less than six months, but there is growing concern about the health and safety of athletes who will compete there in the wake of the Zika virus outbreak.

  • Awareness Driving Athletic Trainer Student Aide Programs

    by Emily Attwood February 2016

    This article appeared in the January/February issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.