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Get Your Head Out of the Game? Player Safety Movement Makes Its Way to High Schools

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The NFL and NCAA’s concussion crisis and player safety initiatives have been well-chronicled, praised, criticized and debated. However, the issue of player safety at the high school level has often been ignored, although that’s changing. “Youth exposure to repetitive head impacts in tackle football may reduce one’s …

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NFL Reshapes Football with New Helmet Rule

The NFL has released multiple new rules for the 2018 season at the NFL Owners Meeting in Orlando Tuesday. The most important rule being the new helmet rule proposed by competition committee chairman Rich McKay. Use Your Head, Not Your Helmet Players who lower their head to initiate and make contact …

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Studies Show Aaron Hernandez had Advanced CTE

What is CTE? CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy) has been a huge topic in the NFL these days. It’s a neurodegenerative disease found in people who have had multiple head injuries. The disease causes the loss of a neuron function/structure and causes the death of neurons. Aaron Hernandez, the former Gator …

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