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‘Baseline’ Neurocognitive Gimmickry Is Nothing More Than ‘Teaching to the Concussion Test’

As the old NPR comedy radio segment “Dr. Science” used to demonstrate, you don’t need “a master’s degree in science” on your resume in order to […]

Mainstream Media Pick Up Criticism of Concussion Management Software – But New York Times Remains Missing in Action

“You have some nerve [criticizing The New York Times].” Alan Schwarz, reporter, The New York Times   “NYT has led [coverage of the concussion story] for […]

‘Five Keys to the Upcoming NFL (Concussion) Season’ (full text)

[originally published August 1 at Beyond Chron, http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Five_Keys_to_the_Upcoming_NFL_Concussion_Season_9388.html]   by Irvin Muchnick No offense to Nnamdi Asomugha, who they tell me is a shutdown cornerback, but […]

‘Fan Accountability for Health of Performers’ (full text from Wrestling Observer website)

[originally published August 2 at http://www.f4wonline.com/more/more-top-stories/96-wwe/21575-irv-muchnick-talks-fan-accountability-for-health-of-performers]   Irv Muchnick talks fan accountability for health of performers Those of you who think I pick on wrestling fans […]

Houston Texans’ Cheta Ozougwu Plays a Full Quarter With a Concussion

From Mike Florio of NBC Sports’ Pro Football Talk comes the story of Cheta Ozougwu of the Houston Texans, who got dinged on the opening kickoff […]

LA Weekly Article Highlights Why ‘Concussion Awareness’ Is Not the Answer

• The ImPACT test, widely regarded as the go-to neurological exam to measure concussive blows, doesn’t always accurately gauge a player’s readiness to return to action. […]

Super Bowl MVP Aaron Rodgers and the Third Concussion That Wasn’t

Yahoo Sports’ Jason Cole this week had a feel-good story about how Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, the most valuable player of the Super Bowl, […]

Introducing the Concussion Research of Clinical Psychologist Don Brady

I am working my way through A Preliminary Investigation of Active and Retired NFL Players’ Knowledge of Concussions – the extremely valuable 2004 doctoral dissertation of […]

Ralph Nader’s ‘League of Fans’ Calls for Youth Concussion Testing

A new Ralph Nader group called League of Fans – saying the sports world “must open eyes to compelling concussion research” – has called for mandatory […]

Concussion Inc. - Author Irvin Muchnick