Tag "Concussions"

NFL, NFLPA Announce Performance Results From Helmet Testing

?The NFL and the league’s players association announced today the results of their annual laboratory study to assess the performance of helmets worn by the league’s players, writes Andersen Pickard.

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Breaking: Rick Nash Calls it Quits

15-year veteran Rick Nash has retired following concerns over concussion issues. Nash was drafted first overall by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.

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Concussion Protocols Vary Between Leagues

Concussions are a risk in any sport, some more than others.  All professional sports governing authorities have established concussion protocols including criteria that must be met in order to return to participation.  The protocols are similar, but they do have several unique tweaks specific to that league.  This article will review the concussion protocols and the return to play criteria adopted by MLB, NBA, and the NFL.

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