November 8, 2019

The "Good News"

  • New research on concussions shows the occurrence of brain injuries to high school athletes across the country is dropping, especially during practices.

  • According to the OHSAA (Ohio) "football is safer than it’s ever been" and a high school...

August 16, 2018

Concussions are THE safety issue in sports today. Set up a Google Alert for “concussion” and your inbox will soon fill with articles like my inbox does every day. These articles discuss everything from research, laws, foundations, and new technology to professional spo...

July 1, 2018

Coach Fore,

Your article In Defense of Football has taken the 1st step and will hopefully be used as a bridge – a way to redirect the focus from contentious debate to proven, actionable safety steps.

We applaud your personal efforts to make football safer by securing ATs...

March 22, 2018

"There were multiple points of failure through this whole case, but there were so many opportunities to do this right."

Mickey Collins, PhD

The following story is a horrible tragedy and the result of poor communication. Below is a brief chronology of events based on sev...

March 14, 2018

Below are three stories which clearly demonstrate the need for proper documentation and communication.

Story #1: Robert Back

The following story is a horrible tragedy and the result of poor communication. Below is a brief chronology of events based on several articles in...

March 13, 2018

The article Concussion Tests Won't Fix the Concussion Problem states,

"The rationale for baseline concussion testing makes intuitive sense — you measure people’s neurocognitive skills at baseline, when they’re healthy. If they hit their heads, you test them again to mea...

August 25, 2017

An excellent editorial was written in the Des Moines Register entitled "What's missing from too many high school football sidelines" Here is our submission to the Register.

A recent editorial discussed the lack of preparedness in high school football. What most parents...

August 3, 2017

YOUR CHILD DOES NOT HAVE A CONCUSSION. HE CAN RETURN TO PLAY. "NOT SO FAST MY FRIEND" as Lee Corso would say.

A father, an athlete, head coach of a select football powerhouse in North Texas, former D-I NCAA football player of The Miami Hurricanes, and Integrative Board...

May 6, 2017

Twice as many kids participate in league sports as compared to high school sports.

High School Sports Participation - over 7 million youth athletes

League Sports Participation - 20 to 40 million youth athletes

By and large, league sports have no sports safety training req...