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By On June 15th, 2016

Yet Another Wearable Device Claims To Prevent Concussion

Today, Sports Illustrated published a huge article on a new wearable piece of technology that is purported to protect athletes against concussions. Sound familiar? It seems every few months a new technology is released that makes revolutionary claims about reducing football and other sports-related TBI. The idea behind the latest project, called the Q-Collar, is…

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By On May 20th, 2015

Ray Ciancaglini Has the Heart of a Champion

Written by Rolf B. Gainer, PhD and M.J. Clausen, LPC We recently had the opportunity to interview Ray Ciancaglini about his work in preventing brain injuries from sports, specifically injuries which are caused by multiple concussions on top of an undiagnosed first concussion. Ray reflected on his boxing career and his own experience with concussions…

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By On December 24th, 2014

Winter Tips For Protecting Yourself From Brain Injury

Oklahoma may have avoided winter weather for the most part, but with Christmas tomorrow, cold weather isn’t far away. Winter is a particularly risky time for brain injury as wet and slippery weather make the risk of falls considerably higher. Falling can cause serious injuries including lacerations or broken bones, but falling is also one of…

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By On September 12th, 2014

Protect your brain!

This short video on the value of helmets in sports says it all with few words. Its worth watching and sharing with your family and friends. Click here to see the video.    

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By On February 18th, 2014

New Study Confirms Reports That Helmets Are Not Effective at Preventing Concussions

As concussion awareness has increased there has been a noticeable increase in athletes wearing helmets. Skiers, snowboarders, and cyclists have all seen a rise in helmet usage, even outside of competition. However, a new study confirms what several tests before it have already shown: modern helmets are not very good at preventing concussions. There are…

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By On June 17th, 2013

Study Shows Bicycle Helmets Lower Risk Of Brain Injury

Helmets have been getting some confusing reviews lately, as contact-sports and the concussions associated with them are getting more press coverage and researchers are looking everywhere for ways to prevent those brain injuries. Many studies have shown that football helmets are actually not able to protect against the traumatic brain injuries many claim they can,…

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