From the AP story: The death comes at a time when head injuries in football are attracting attention at all levels of the sport.
Study: Private School AT Services Lag Behind Public A new study released by the National Athletic Trainers Association shows that private secondary schools are falling well behind public schools in providing adequate athletic training services to meet the needs of student-athletes. read more
Opinion: Gymnasts Case Illustrates Youth Vulnerability The United States Olympic Committee appears to be the latest culprit in a troubling pattern of betrayal: another organization that should protect kids but instead has allowed them to be prey. read more
Stretching Before Exercise Could Hurt, Not Help Stretching is something that most people include in their training sessions at some point during their workout. They do this because they either feel it will be beneficial to their performance, increase individual flexibility and range of motion or decrease post exercise soreness and reduce the risk of injury. read more
Did Training Environment Expose Gymnasts to Abuse? A former national team gymnast claims it was the "toxic" environment created by Bela and Martha Karolyi's unrelenting expectations that enabled Larry Nassar to befriend gymnasts he intended to abuse. read more
Study of Soccer Players Highlights Dementia Concerns The degenerative damage potentially caused by repeated blows to the head in soccer has been highlighted by a rare study of brains of a small number of retired players who developed dementia. read more