Lab Develops Safety Ratings for Youth Football Helmets

Perhaps Steve Rowson was destined to publish a study contrasting and comparing the safety features of youth football helmets. After all, he is a professor of biomechanics at Virginia Tech University whose entire career has focused on ways to reduce serious head injuries to athletes competing in various contact or high-speed sports.

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Canadian Hockey League Faces Class Action From Former Players

A proposed class action on behalf of current and former amateur hockey players in the Canadian Hockey League who didn’t go on to professional careers accuses the league of failing to warn young, vulnerable players of the long-term risks of repetitive brain trauma suffered on the ice.

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