Tag Archives: athletes

Survey opp for college athletes

Our colleagues at the Kessler Foundation are reaching out to college athletes for a new survey: Kessler Foundation is studying history of injury among college students involved in team sports. You can help us by completing a brief 5-15 minute online survey. Who can participate? You … Continue reading

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Olympics and Paralympics Represented Together

The new pictograms for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games have been released! The latest rendition (the making of which can be viewed at rio2016.com), will mark the first time that all the 41 Olympic and 23 Paralympic sports … Continue reading

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Second Impact Syndrome

Amid the recent growing concern over concussions in youth, collegiate, and professional contact sports is a lesser known yet serious head injury: second impact syndrome or SIS occurs when an athlete suffers a blow to the head too soon after … Continue reading

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2012 Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball

One of the most intriguing aspects of taking in the Paralympics has to be watching games we know and love, as played by the likes of Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan, taken to another level by athletes with disabilities. Wheelchair … Continue reading

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Disability in the News: Organization Puts New Twist on Athletics for Disabled

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month and here at NARIC we have been on the look-out for all things related to athletes, sports, and exercise related to people with disabilities.  Recently, Fox News online featured a story in … Continue reading

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