Neuromuscular Control & Proprioception: The Subtle Masters of Concussion Prevention

The realm of concussion prevention is vast, often focusing on tangible elements like protective gear or training regimens. However, with this blog series, we are focusing on the role the neck plays in mitigating the risk of concussion. We have covered several aspects so far including: a full multi-planar approach, neck strength symmetry and targeting the eccentric capacity of the muscles. […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Crucial Intersection of Neck Training and Concussion Prevention in Sports

Sports, for many, are the epitome of passion, resilience, and agility. Yet, with the highs of triumphant goals and match-winning plays come the lows of injuries, with sports-related concussions taking center stage. The sheer unpredictability and potential long-term ramifications of concussions have driven professionals and researchers to search for effective prevention methods. Among these, one […]