Posts from Greg Myer, PhD
Protecting the Brain in Sport: Research Shows Promise
The Q-Collar is a device that athletes wear around their neck and is designed to put a specific pressure on the jugular vein. That pressure on the vein keeps more blood near the brain, making it less likely to move when exposed to a head impact.
Why Strength Training Is Important For Young Athletes
Strength training is an important tool young athletes can utilize to make sure they're doing everything they can to avoid injury on the playing field.
Concussions: It’s OK For Kids To Play Contact Sports
Parents often wonder if they should let their kids play contact sports that could lead to concussions. Here is some advice from our Director of Sports Medicine Research.