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St. X, Moeller aid in concussion prevention study

St. X’s and Moeller’s football teams participated in a study of an experimental collar to minimize concussions in contact sports. Greg Myer, PhD, FACSM, CSCS*D, director of research, Division of Sports Medicine, helped with the study and explains how the collar helps protect the brain from injury.

“The most important implication is I want our kids to be able to play sports and feel safe from injury,” said Myer. “Best case scenario, we keep our kids staying active and playing sports. Secondly, being able to play a sport without the fear of injury. That’s what makes me most excited.”

Read more about the research in the Cincinnati Enquirer.

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