Head Games- You need to know the rules to this game
This blog was written by Phil Hossler, ATC. Phil has been an athletic trainer on the scholastic, collegiate and Olympic levels. He has authored 4 books and numerous articles and served as an officer in state and regional athletic training associations for 20 years. He is a member of four halls of fame including the National Athletic Trainers’ Association’s.
One the leader of this heightened awareness is Christopher Nowinski from Boston. Chris is a Harvard graduate, former Harvard football and former WWE professional wrestler. Looking back now, Chris realizes how many and how serious some of his “dings” throughout his career(s) actually were. His book, Head Games details the National Football League’s dealings and misdealings in the area of player safety as it relates to head trauma. The combination of the text and now film is perhaps the finest, most detailed and comprehensive regaling of the underbelly of this country’s most beloved sport. These are must reading and viewing by anyone associated with sports, not just football.