Governor Chris Christie Signs Lifesaving Janet’s Law

Acting to safeguard the lives of New Jersey’s K-12 students, Governor Chris Christie today signed “Janet’s Law,&r

Former NFL star talks to young athletes about concussions

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cite an alarming statistic — an estimated 1.275 million concussion or simila

Medical issues end duo's careers

This young man's college career was over before it started.

The Woman Who Would Save Football

The door to Ann McKee's office is a shrine to the human brain: artistic, scientific, and comic.

Senator Tom Udall Applauds FTC Action on Misleading Sports Equipment

Udall Applauds FTC Action on Misleading Sports Equipment
Company Examined in Committee Hearing Last year

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) joined Commerce Committee Chairman John D. (Jay) Rockefeller today to commend the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for taking action against a company for making marketing claims about its product’s ability to reduce the risk of concussions that were not supported by sound scientific evidence...

CBS2 News: Football Safety for Young Players

CBS 2 New York News' Dr Max Gomez recently gave a report on football safety for young athletes.  In this piece, Dr Gomez details

As the South Bakes, Is it Too Hot for High School Football?

Lightning strikes above the live oaks lining the practice field in this coastal town in southeast Georgia.

Sports experts devise plan to keep teen athletes safe in heat

The brutal heat wave of 2012 has had a profound effect on Illinois residents, from farmers to lifeguards.

3rd Annual Sports Safety Summit Summary

A panel of renowned medical experts in the field of sports safety presented the latest scientific evidence, at the Athletic Trainers’ Society of New Jersey (ATSNJ) 3rd Annual Sports Safety Summit in New Brunswick, NJ on August 1, 2012. The ATSNJ held the summit as a means to educate physicians, nurses and health care providers who play a role in dealing with sports safety.

Read on for a full summary of this fantastic event, including embedded highlight videos.