Football training program linked with reduced concussion rates among high school players
2 days ago - By Healio
SAN DIEGO - Research presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Specialty Day indicates an educational program that focuses on preventative blocking and tackling methods reduced concussion rates among high school football players. “This is the first study to examine the Heads Up Football Program vs. non-Heads Up Football Program training in a high school football cohort, and Heads Up tackling reduced concussions by up to 40% in the upstate of South Carolina,” John M. Tokish, MD, study co-author from Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas, said in his...
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