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Albert Pujols

Plantar fasciitis knocking top athletes off their feet

August 21st, 2013 in Coaches Resources, Resources

ANAHEIM, Calif. — For most of this baseball season, playing a game seemed like the furthest thing from Albert Pujols’ mind when he woke up in the morning. The most pressing issue was how to stand on his feet and get to the bathroom. “You almost want to pee in your bed rather than go […]

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My son had a severe concussion should we pull him out of sports?

April 1st, 2013 in Coaches Resources, Resources

The Question: Our family was recently in a car accident where our 15-year-old son suffered a severe concussion. He has recovered, but we’re worried about his extracurricular activities as he’s an avid hockey and soccer player. What precautions can we take to be sure he doesn’t suffer a second, worse concussion? Should he even be […]

Toronto Maple Leafs

Former leaf promotes safety in hockey, love for game

March 20th, 2013 in Coaches Resources, Resources

The Cambridge minor atom Leafs house league team had gathered at the Hespeler Arena on Sunday for a father/son game. Most fathers wore any Toronto Maple Leafs jersey they could scrounge up, while a Go Leafs Go sign was on the wall beside the dressing room door. It all seemed too perfect. The one Leaf […]

Concussion questions? Hockey Canada has an app for that!

November 23rd, 2012 in Coaches Resources, News, Resources

While concussion experts prepare to gather in Switzerland next week to hammer out new international guidelines for identifying and treating the brain injury, Hockey Canada officials say parents and coaches can access the latest data via their smart phones. The free concussion awareness apps are meant to mitigate confusion for parents and coaches when it […]

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Youth hockey’s concussion woes keep growing

February 21st, 2012 in Coaches Resources, Resources

Article in Toronto Star regarding concussions. http://www.thestar.com/sports/hockey/article/1133704–youth-hockey-s-concussion-woes-keep-growing  

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Big Hits, Broken Dreams – CNN news story on concussions

February 15th, 2012 in Coaches Resources, Resources

Here’s a great news story (video) on concussions. Anderson Cooper speaks with Dr. Sanjay Gupa about the devastating brain injuries caused by hard hits on the field.