Former NFLPS President Matthew J. Matava, MD To Be Inducted into MO Sports Hall of Fame


Nov 02, 2018

The NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS) congratulates Dr. Matthew Matava, M.D., former president of the NFLPS, for being recognized at the prestigious Enshrinement Ceremony at the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame on November 4, 2018. Dr. Matava will be inducted for his accomplishments in sports medicine, primarily for his nearly 20 years of service as previous […]

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Football Morning in America: The Houston Texans’ Most Important Defender


Oct 30, 2018

HOUSTON – David Quessenberry thought he was sick, feeling “something was off.” It was June 6, 2014, during Quessenberry’s second minicamp with the Texans, who made him a sixth-round choice in 2013. Texans head athletic trainer Geoff Kaplan sent Quessenberry to see Dr. James Muntz, the team’s internist. Muntz listened to Quessenberry’s lungs and heard […]

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ESPN: Behind-the-scenes look at the NFL game-day concussion protocol


Oct 12, 2018

In recent years, the term “concussion protocol” has become such a part of the NFL lexicon that everyone refers to it — from players to coaches to those of us who cover the league to all the fans who watch. But how many of us could actually describe the different elements of the protocol? Or […]

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SportTechie: NFL Safety Tech, Part Four: The Future of Impact and Concussion Monitoring


Sep 11, 2018

By Joe Lemire September 7, 2018 This four-part series examines the NFL’s $60 million investment in the Engineering Roadmap to develop research and technology to make football safer. Part one discusses the data behind the controversial helmet rule. Part two outlines the engineering work supporting the roadmap. Part three discusses the crowdsourcing of innovative solutions. This part looks at the future of […]

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SportTechie: NFL Safety Tech, Part Three: Crowdsourcing to End the Concussion Crisis


Sep 11, 2018

By Joe Lemire September 6, 2018 This four-part series examines the NFL’s $60 million investment in the Engineering Roadmap to develop research and technology to make football safer. Part one discusses the data behind the controversial helmet rule. Part two outlines the engineering work supporting the roadmap. This part discusses the crowdsourcing of innovative solutions. Part four looks at the future […]

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SportTechie: NFL Safety Tech, Part Two: Engineering a Safer Sport With Data


Sep 11, 2018

By Joe Lemire September 5, 2018 This four-part series examines the NFL’s $60 million investment in the Engineering Roadmap to develop research and technology to make football safer. Part one discusses the data behind the controversial helmet rule. This part outlines the engineering work supporting the roadmap. Part three discusses the crowdsourcing of innovative solutions. Part four looks at the […]

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SportTechie: NFL Safety Tech, Part One: The Data Behind the Helmet Rule


Sep 11, 2018

By Joe Lemire September 4, 2018 This four-part series examines the NFL’s $60 million investment in the Engineering Roadmap to develop research and technology to make football safer. This part discusses the data behind the controversial helmet rule. Part two outlines the engineering work supporting the roadmap. Part three discusses the crowdsourcing of innovative solutions. Part four looks at […]

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NFL Releases Fact Sheet on New Helmet Rule


Aug 02, 2018

The NFL implemented a new helmet rule in late March, and league officiating crews are making the rounds visiting team training camps to educate coaches and players on the changes. But there has been confusion among some players in the past week, leading to the league to release a fact sheet Wednesday morning related to the rule. Under […]

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AOSSM: Los Angeles-Based Surgeon, Neal S. ElAttrache, MD Inducted as AOSSM President


Jul 05, 2018

SAN DIEGO, CA – Neal S. ElAttrache, MD will be installed as the 47th president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) on Saturday, July 7, 2018, during the Society’s Annual Meeting in San Diego. Dr. ElAttrache is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles. He is […]

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