Check Up from the Neck Up
Insights and perspectives on injury prevention, rehabilitation, health and fitness
What if you could prevent a concussion by strengthening your neck? According to an article posted on NFLEVOLUTION.com, concussion experts believe that one important way to reduce the risk of sports-related concussion is by strengthening the neck, the theory being that stronger neck muscles will help cushion against and lessen the linear and rotational forces that cause concussion. Now, there is research to back up the theory, reports Moms Team senior editor, Lindsay Barton.