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The NFL talks up safety and health culture

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From the National Football League’s website: Advancing a culture wherein the health and safety of players is paramount requires much more than just a set of game rules. It requires ongoing education, dialogue and monitoring. It requires constant assessment and consistent reinforcement of policies. And it requires an unstinting commitment to everyone involved in the game – players, coaches, administration, medical staff sand the NFL Players Association.


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Study: Alzheimer’s death risk higher for former NFL players

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A new study published by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) finds that National Football League (NFL) players may be at a higher risk of death associated with Alzheimer’s and other impairments of the brain and nervous system than the general U.S. population.


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Penn State: “A massive collapse in leadership”

But more bureaucracy won’t change the culture
By James E. Leemann Ph.D.

I have scanned the Freeh Report, but am not surprised that Freeh states the PSU culture has to change. So what is Freeh suggesting the PSU culture change to?


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The Penn State culture: “We are not all football drones”

By Kristen Schultz

I'm a proud PSU graduate and currently live in the community. When you all speak of the culture, it's like we are being talked about like we are objects inside of a fishbowl stereotyped by the bad actions of a few, instead of as individual people.


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The college football culture: Farm teams for the pros

If players took “real courses” to graduate we’d have little to watch
By Zack Mansdorf

Regarding Penn State, I think the problem is that it is not so much the administration of the institution that will suffer, but the university and the students.


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Tackling injury reporting

By Timothy Ludwig Ph.D.

He was an NFL player who dominated offenses during his 20-year career. Junior Seau died of a self-inflicted gunshot to his chest.


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There's no crying in baseball...but is crying in college football ok?

New research on men and emotion yields surprising results
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While there’s no crying in baseball, as Tom Hanks’ character famously proclaimed in “A League of Their Own,” crying in college football might not be a bad thing, at least in the eyes of one’s teammates.


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