CDC Concussion Poster for NFL Players

This poster on concussion in sports was designed for display in every NFL locker room. It was developed for NFL players and is the result of a joint effort between the NFL, NFL Players Association, CDC, Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society, and the NFL Physicians Society.

Helmet Laboratory Testing Performance Results

“The helment is a critical piece of your protective equipment, and you should decide wisely which helmet you will rely on.” Thom Mayer, MD Medical Director NFLPA   In 2016, the NFL, in collaboration with NFLPA-appointed experts, sponsored a laboratory study for the second year in a row to assess the performance of football helmets … Continued

NFL Players Association Brain Health and Concussion Education Video

“Do your best to be as educated as possible—surrounding traumatic brain injury, surrounding concussions—so that you can make the best decision for your body going forward. … We want to be pro-football *and* pro-brain.” Ben Utecht Former Player and Super Bowl Champion In September 2016, the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) sent to players this educational video … Continued

Protecting Feet, Ankles and Knees With Appropriate Shoes

“Comfort and performance are considerations when selecting a shoe, but the ability of the shoe to protect the foot and ankle is even more important.” Jeff Miller NFL Executive Vice President of Player Health and Safety The NFL, in partnership with the NFL Players Association, has developed this video that summarizes important information for football … Continued