Eccentric Capacity of the Neck: A Cornerstone in Concussion Prevention

In the journey of understanding the neck’s role in concussion prevention, we have explored various principles related to neck training. Today, we focus on an aspect of muscular function that doesn’t always get the limelight but is paramount in safeguarding against concussions: the eccentric capacity of the neck muscles. Types of Contraction Muscles can perform […]

Improving Neck Symmetry: The Balanced Approach to Concussion Prevention

Improving Neck Symmetry: The Balanced Approach to Concussion Prevention When we talk about concussion prevention, much of the conversation revolves around protective gear, rules of the game, and awareness. However, a critical and often overlooked component is the structural integrity and strength symmetry of our neck muscles. In my previous post, I discussed the importance […]

Concussion Prevention Through Neck Strengthening: The Importance of a Multi-Planar Approach

Today, concussion prevention stands at the forefront of sports science, primarily due to the devastating effects of concussion injuries on young athletes and the concerns surrounding their long-term brain health. One proactive and increasingly recognized approach to minimize the risks of concussions is targeted neck training. As we dive into the principles of neck training […]