Meet CJ Vincent. An early Q-Collar adopter, CJ is a wide receiver from Moose Jaw , Saskatchewan. Read More
David Camarillo and his team’s efforts to build a helmet that may dramatically reduce concussions is well worth the read if you are concerned about brain injury in sports.
While we applaud the team’s effort and innovative thinking, the root cause of brain injury—the “sloshing” of the brain inside the skull—tells us that there are real limits as to what any helmet can do.
Meet Gordie Clark, an early Q-Collar adopter playing for the Niagara Raiders in the Canadian Junior Football League in Ontario. Read More
Meet Jacob and Andrew LeBlanc, twins playing a starring role with the Southern Tier Admirals AAA hockey program. Read More
An ongoing tolerability and wear-ability study featuring elite level athletes has resulted in universal reports that the Q-Collar is comfortable to wear and does not effect performance. Read More
Cincinnati Children's Hospital conducted a feasibility study on female soccer players wearing the Q-Collar. The result illustrated the potential benefit of internal jugular vein compression, performed by the Q-Collar, in mitigating white matter changes in the brain over the course of a season. Read More
Cincinnati Children's Hospital conducted a feasibility study on male hockey players wearing the Q-Collar. The results showed that the Q-Collar can help protect the brain from sports-related injury caused by head impacts. Read More
Cincinnati Children's hospital conducted a feasibility study on male football players wearing the Q-Collar over the course of a season. The results were consistent with previous findings, showing that the Q-Collar can help protect the brain from repeated sports-related impacts. Read More
Extensive human research was performed by Cincinnati Children's Hospital to assess the feasibility of the Q-Collar for athletes. The studies showed that the Q-Collar can be used during maximal aerobic capacity and maximal power testing and has no impact on performance, strength or endurance. Read More
Trevor Harris is one of the top quarterbacks in the CFL and a leader on his Edmonton Eskimos team. He joins other top CFL players around the league on the Q-Collar team. Read More
Ex-football player TJ Abraham's battle with dementia at age 42 shines light on the impact of repeated hits in sports, and highlights why research is shifting in that direction. Read More
New research is being done on the impact of repetitive "sub-concussive" hits in female soccer. Read More