July 10, 2017

NFL awards $2.6M grant to study concussion rehabilitation

The NFL is helping to fund the first large-scale study into the most effective ways to rehabilitate young athletes who have suffered a concussion. The University of North Carolina was awarded a $2.6 million grant for the project, which is expecte...

December 27, 2016

Clemson researchers trying to improve helmet facemasks

From Clemson University A team of Clemson University researchers believes it can help make football safer by creating a facemask that helps reduce the severity of head injuries. The researchers are teaming up with Jay Elmore, owner of Green G...

June 5, 2015

Researchers describe why athletes have successful careers

A new study published by the Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies offers an explanation for why high school students who play sports increase their chances of a successful professional career. [caption id="attachment_13008" align="a...

April 28, 2015

Grant funds research on how concussions affect females

A $60,000 grant will help fund research into the way concussions affect young female athletes. Researches at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and the UT Medical Branch and Transitional Learning Center in Galveston, Texas, w...

September 26, 2012

Differentiating between junk and useful research

Be prepared to answer your athletes' questions about the latest nutrition fads Miracle supplement or snake oil? A revolutionary new eating plan or a fad diet? Thanks to the internet, finding accurate sports nutrition information should be easi...