Football Head Injury Risk Enters Public Lexicon

Late last year, the movie Concussion dramatized the discovery of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE [if you haven’t seen the movie yet; I recommend it].  The movie attempts to move the discussion from a football fan or football parent-driven one to a more general public discussion.  As a youth recreational sports advocate, this issue hits home asContinue reading “Football Head Injury Risk Enters Public Lexicon”

Parents Should Skip Their Kids’ Games?!?!

I came across a tweet this morning from a colleague I respect, Dan Ward (@theDanWard), where he was linking to a video by another Dan I respect, Dan Pink (@DanielPink), that originally aired on PBS.  The video is titled “Why You Should Always Skip Your Kids’ Baseball Games”.  Interesting idea, huh.  Pink’s opening statement thatContinue reading “Parents Should Skip Their Kids’ Games?!?!”

California high school football team uses Guardian Cap

I received an e-mail today from the Guardian Cap folks  that included a link to a story  about the San Lorenzo Valley High football team wearing their over-the-helmet protective pad. I’ve posted before before about how we sent our son back to the JV football team with the Guardian Cap after his second concussion.  IContinue reading “California high school football team uses Guardian Cap”