Sports Concussion: The Role of Neck Strength and Risk Reduction

by Tad Seifert, MD
February 2015

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Despite an incidence of approximately 3.8 million sports-related concussions per year, prevention of this injury remains quite challenging. Neck strengthening may limit transmitted forces to the head and mitigate trauma to the brain. In this session from the 2015 NSCA Coaches Conference, Tad Seifert reviews current evidence-based data in neck strength and its association with concussions.

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Tad Seifert completed his neurology residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and a subsequent fellowship in headache and ...

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