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Could helmetless tackling training reduce football head injuries?

Erik Swartz, University of Massachusetts Lowell With football season well underway, there already have been instances of helmet-to-helmet hits, concussions and yet another round of...

Concussions and children returning to school – what parents need to...

Susan Davies, University of Dayton “Jamal” is a 16-year-old boy who sustained a concussion in a skateboarding accident in July. He was diagnosed in the...

If football is so deadly, why did 103 million people watch...

John Affleck, Pennsylvania State University During the second quarter of Super Bowl LII, the party stopped, if just for a second. Tom Brady found Patriots wide...

Throwing injuries in young baseball players: Is there something we are...

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Why artificial turf may truly be bad for kids

Stuart Shalat, Georgia State University If you want to get a soccer mom’s attention, bring up the subject of artificial turf, the preferred...

Are parents morally obligated to forbid their kids from playing football?

Kathleen Bachynski, Columbia University In March 2015, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland shocked football fans when he announced his decision to retire after just...

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Political cartoonists are out of touch – it’s time to make...

Jennifer Grygiel, Syracuse University The New York Times came under fire after a political cartoon appeared in print on April 25, 2019. In it, a...