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Magnetic repulsion suggested as possible means to reduce concussions in football

(Medical Xpress)—Neuroscientist Raymond Colello has been testing the idea of reducing concussions in American football by placing small magnets in helmets to produce a repulsive force between two ... read more

Is the NFL's Big Bet on Making Football Safer Working?

But just because a player avoids dramatic collisions and diagnosed concussions doesn't mean they're avoiding ... through rules tweaks, it's possible—perhaps probable—that the only way to avoid CTE is ... read more

Structurally reinforced hydrogel material developed using electrostatic repulsive force between nanosheets

A joint research group successfully developed a material that expresses a unique mechanical property by arranging oxide nanosheets, that electrostatically repel each other, in the direction ... read more

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Heads Up: Has CDC Concussion Awareness Program Flopped?

Yet the Texas study and others suggest ... concussion education materials and messages into their existing systems and programs." The program is distinct from one called Heads Up Football, which ... read more


Helmet add-ons may not lower concussion risk in athletes

Football helmet add-ons such as outer soft-shell layers, spray treatments, helmet pads and fiber sheets may not significantly help lower the risk of concussions in athletes, according to a study ... read more

Projects funded by Pac-12 Student-Athlete Health and Well-Being Grant Program announce progress and findings

The initiative is a collective effort between Pac-12 member universities to find ways to reduce ... magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS), and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) in a ... read more

Is It Patronizing to Say Football Players Are Exploited?

Daniel, a reader who describes himself as “a current football fan and an ex football player,” offers a nuanced defense of the sport: I played in high school, where I sustained a separated shoulder and ... read more

Repeated soccer headers could lead to brain damage: Study

“This is the first study to look at the effects of heading on the brain using sophisticated diffusion tensor imaging,” said Dr. Michael Lipton, lead researcher and associate director of the Gruss ... read more

BrainShield to enhance football helmet effectiveness

Researchers at Simon Fraser University's Surrey campus have developed an impact-diverting decal that, when affixed to a helmet, can significantly reduce the sharp ... the helmets of SFU's football ... read more

Sport-Related Concussion in Children and Adolescents

Football ... suggest a potential 10% decrease in risk of reproduced concussion hits. 118 Continued technologic advances should be applauded, but further independent research and evaluation of these ... read more



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