Saturday, June 16, 2012

The NFL and DoD Partner on Head Injuries

This is noteworthy.  The NFL and the US military are collaborating on efforts to get their employees to stop trying to "gut it out" with respect to head injuries.

I hope that this works--I can say from personal experience that there is a lot of history and game culture at work that discourages players from telling their coaches that they have a concussion and need to come out.  And it's even worse in combat units--no one wants to be the guy left behind and not contributing because of an injury that can't be seen or understood by your fellow soldiers.

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