With all the recent discussions on concussions and brain injuries, you’ve got to wonder if it’s negatively affecting youth football participation. Well, the data is in. In the last two years, we’ve seen overall an 11 percent decline in youth football participation across the country.
Has all this talk of concussions and brain injuries negatively affected youth football participation?
There’s a battle of the “reclamation projects” — what I like to call it — going on in the NBA right now. Cleveland Cavs’ Andrew Bynum is rehabbing six hours a day to get ready for the season due to knee injuries, while Miami Heat’s Greg Oden is working with a physical therapist five hours a day after several microfracture surgeries.
In the last few weeks, we’ve been talking about the importance of pre-season sports physicals. But players are not the only ones preparing for the fall season, high-school trainers are as well. New to the training schedule this year is getting prepared for what we call mass casualty situations. SWAT teams are being brought into […]