Should Athletes Abstain from Sex Before the Big Game?

Pregame rituals are just as much a part of athletics as strength and conditioning. One such pregame ritual stopped me in my tracks. The New York Times article, “No, Sex Please. I Have a Game Tomorrow” was published after Seattle Seahawks Quarterback; Russell Wilson declared he would remain celibate during the 2015 NFL season. The theory is that athletes...Continue reading

Redefining Masculinity: NFL Star Takes the Lead

When I hear the term “macho,” sports immediately come to mind, specifically football and the collection of modern day gladiators that play in college and the National Football League (NFL).  These athletes have spent most of their lives honing their skills while simultaneously fortifying their bodies in preparation for physical distress, wear and tear.  One...Continue reading

TBI: Back To The Basics

It’s time to take a step back in order to fully comprehend how traumatic brain injuries impact people differently, from the types of impairment experienced to the severity of the injury. One of the more difficult aspects for people learning about traumatic brain injury (TBI), whether they are a survivor, caregiver, friend, or someone who...Continue reading

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