Category: Other Sports

Sports Industry News and Analysis

Cheerleading Injuries, Especially Concussions, Scrutinized

The Londoner, an Ontario, Canada newspaper, recently reported on the lack of risk assessment in the sport of cheerleading. According to the paper, recent injuries sustained by cheerleaders have served to remind us that cheerleading is, indeed, a sport- just like football, basketball and hockey. However, according to David-Lee Tracey, a long time Saunders Sabres…
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The NBA Institutes Concussion Protocol

After announcing in March that it was considering establishing a concussion policy, the NBA has enacted new protocol that determines when players can return from head injuries. If a player is diagnosed with a concussion, he will have to complete a series of steps to confirm that he’s healthy enough for competition. Once he is…
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