Football Safety and Impact Anticipation

Rotational AccelerationA football players ability to anticipate football impact and stabilize or brace the head and neck prior to contact is paramount to head and neck safety. Dr. Karen Johnson a recognized Canadian concussion researcher stated a “force to concuss a fixed neck is twice that of a mobile neck” while other research as supports that “bracing or cervical stiffness can reduce the magnitude impacts”.

Learn more about how to stabilize the head and neck to the body to act as a single unit during football impact by Dr. Donald Chu PhD, PT, ATC, CSCS, Sports Performance and Sports Medicine Specialist

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