I saw an interesting post from the NCAA in my Facebook newsfeed this evening.
This jumped out at me. Two-a-days are one of those traditions that has always seemed baked into football culture. That’s what August is all about. The pros do it. Colleges do it. High schools do it. Doing otherwise would be crazy! Or would it?
Science is changing the sport of football. It’s actually changing all sports. We’re learning more about the way heat impact athletes of all ages. We’re learning more and more about concussions. We’re learning a lot more about overuse injuries.
We need to weigh what science is teaching us with all the promise and benefits of sports (at all ages). We need to continue to make sports safer for every athlete while doing everything we can to preserve the integrity of the game.