LSU tracks contacts with helmet sensor

College football is tracking contact in practice helmets.  Click here to watch.  More contact in certain positions.

Concussions reported in NFL up 21 percent from last season

It appears the number of concussions is larger than last year, but the head, neck and spine medical committee feels like the culture is changing. Read the article here.

NHL’s New Equipment To Fight Concussions

The NHL has made changes to shoulder pads attempting to reduce concussions.  Click here to read about the changes.

ACA Co-Directors

Todd Arnold, MD

Todd Arnold, MD

Dr. Todd Arnold is a primary care/sports performance physician with over a decade of experience caring for athletes of all levels from scholastic to professional. He is a team physician for the Indianapolis Indians, Carmel High School and Carmel United Soccer Club. He has extensive training through the Titleist Performance Institute in the biomechanics of the golf swing, golf fitness and health care related to the golfer, and is the co-creator of Prescription Golf & Fitness™.

He serves as a sports performance scientist for USA Track and Field and worked extensively with over 50 athletes in preparation for the 2012 Olympic Games where the team won 29 medals.

He sees patients daily and is committed to increasing the public’s awareness of concussions. He can be reached at

Pat Kersey, MD

Patrick Kersey, MD

Dr. Kersey is a  primary care/sports performance physician.  A former all-state high school athlete, Dr. Kersey remains involved in sports by serving as the team physician for Target/Chip Ganassi Racing in the Indy Racing League. He’s a member of the Governor’s Council for Fitness and Sports, Sports Concussion Management, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and American College of Sports Medicine. Dr. Kersey is the co-creator of Prescription Golf & Fitness™, a golf-specific workout program designed to improve a golfer’s swing.

Dr. Kersey is the medical director for USA football, the official football development partner of the NFL and the NFL players association.

He is passionate about improving concussion management statewide.  He also sees patients in clinic daily, and can be reached at


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