Bianchi’s accident and F1 safety calls
Oct07

Bianchi’s accident and F1 safety calls

Peter Windsor reflects on the accident in the closing stages of the Japanese GP that left Marussia’s Jules Bianchi with serious head injuries. In fading light and steady rain, Jules lost control of his car under double waved yellow-flag conditions and spun into a tractor service vehicle that was tending the crashed Sauber of Adrian Sutil. Follow on Twitter: http://goo.gl/TsvaMsLike on Facebook: http://goo.gl/sBqGfi+1 on Google+:...

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History of Head Gear: The Evolution of Safety in Sports
Aug26

History of Head Gear: The Evolution of Safety in Sports

Admiral Joseph Reeves, who played football for the U.S. Naval Academy in 1893, is the first player to wear protective head gear during a game. Doctors told him he risked certain death if he was kicked in the head one more time. Determined to continue playing, he went to a local shoemaker who designed a leather helmet so he could play in the Army/Navy game that week. The next seven decades would see football helmets continually evolve...

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Hard hits and head trauma, the dangers of team sports
Aug01

Hard hits and head trauma, the dangers of team sports

Head Safety in Sports – Mobile App: The Super Bowl wraps up the football season this Sunday, but concerns about head injuries from high-impact sports continue. One doctor has invented an iPhone app to help school coaches diagnose concussions in their teenage athletes. Head safety in sports...

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Legal News Network – Playground Safety
Jul23

Legal News Network – Playground Safety

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Statistics, each year over 200,000 children are rushed to emergency rooms from playground related injuries. That’s over 500 kids per day! The good news is that playground accidents are totally preventable. Parents and caregivers need to remember four factors that contribute to a SAFE playground. Supervision, Age-appropriate equipment, Fall surface and Equipment...

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Player safety football clinic held for coaches
Jul13

Player safety football clinic held for coaches

More than 40 coaches from the Sacramento area were out in Rocklin learning how to play while making their football players safer. Subscribe to KCRA on YouTube now for more: http://bit.ly/1kjRAAn Get more Sacremento news: http://kcra.com Like...

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ACL tear prevention for female athletes, KneeBOUND
Jun24

ACL tear prevention for female athletes, KneeBOUND

A torn ACL will take an athlete out for the season and sometimes their entire game career. Worse, a knee injury can cause trouble for a lifetime. That’s why we support the kneeBOUND™ program, training young athletes how to prevent injuries for life. kneeBOUND™ is a unique youth athletic training program created by Dr. Cara Walther, an orthopedic surgeon at Desert Orthopedics specializing in sports medicine, and Denny Dragan,...

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ACL injury – Stephanie’s story – Boston Children’s Hospital
Jun24

ACL injury – Stephanie’s story – Boston Children’s Hospital

During her sophomore year, Stephanie tore her ACL while driving to the hoop during a basketball game. Stephanie was treated by Martha Murray, MD, an orthopedic surgeon and principal research investigator at Boston Children’s Hospital and had surgery to repair her ACL in the Division of Sports Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital’s Waltham location. Now a year after surgery, she is back playing sports and feels even...

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Safety Tips For Summer Sports
Jun23

Safety Tips For Summer Sports

Summertime is a great time of year for outdoor sports, but with excessive heat comes danger. Jeannette Calle has tips on staying safe while playing outdoors.

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