Morgan Brian Passed the Concussion Tests, Should She Have Been Allowed to Return?

I know this is not going to make me popular, but … not every collision spells concussion. The collision between midfielder Morgan Brian and Germany’s Alexandra Popp has the concussion lines a-buzzin’. Taylor Twellman’s tweeting and Briana Scurry’s Facebooking. From … Continue reading

What Does an ACL Really Cost?

What does an Anterior Cruciate ligament (ACL) tear really cost? Young athletes don’t have a clue. I’ll never forget sitting with Katherine and her dad as we looked at the video of her performance in the screening exercises. I cautioned … Continue reading

What does an ACL really cost? The financial and intangible costs to players and families

Author note: Part I of 2 part article. Next Up — Balancing the Books: Effective ACL Prevention Is the Job of Every Coach I cautioned Katherine about the incidence of ACL injuries in athletic girls whose knees tended to fold … Continue reading

The Art and Science of Sport Concussion

“You’d rather be the hammer than the nail,” says Kevin Guskiewicz, from the Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC. He’s on the forefront of the war we’re waging against sports concussions. His talk was billed as “translating … Continue reading

A Better Way to Ice an Injury, Here is the Recipe

I am all about prevention here at Fit2Finish, but I know there are bumps and bruises going on out there. We’ve all tried the leaky bags and the expensive store bought “chemical” concoctions and peeling the dixie cups and digging … Continue reading