Tag Archives: brain injury

Derek Boogaard

Is this our brain on sports? Who is protecting our most valuable asset?

The New York Times recently published an excellent, and very disturbing, 3-part series on the life and death of Derek Boogaard, a National Hockey League (NHL) player. Boogaard, who was known as…

Taylor Twellman

How to deal with sports concussions? Donate heart, soul, and mind

We have written about the health of athletes, with a focus on the conditions of professional football players, and thankfully, the effort to prevent concussions and deal with the post-playing…