With all the work that has been done up to this point with concussions I truly believe that we should have a better grasp on this injury. Recently, we have seen some very confusing information come forward, I feel the message has been mixed and may lead to further issues when handling concussions. Patrick Hruby, in his article on Sports on Earth, takes a very critical look at the Collins research as well as other studies that have pointed to the players being the problem in this concussion issue.
It is not the players fault, it’s not the referees fault, it’s not the coaches fault, it’s not the sports fault.
I do think that football and collision sports do require some sort of “full” practices in a controlled environment. Although the actual speed of a game is difficult to replicate in a practice, full-go is needed for players to understand the closing speeds, angles and decision-making of the sport. Without a full grasp on this the player may be at further risk for overall injury in sport. It would be insane to have a football, hockey Continue reading