We are solving the concussion crisis
The Problem
3.8 M

CDC estimates 3.8 million concussions occur each year

1 in 6

Only 1 in 6 concussion are diagnosed

87 of 91

87 of 91 former NFL players have been diagnosed with CTE at the VA-BU-CLF Brain Bank

Our Mission

Concussions can derail a life. The Concussion Legacy Foundation (formerly the Sports Legacy Institute) believes we all have a responsibility to ensure athletes can reach their full potential on and off the field. We are committed to protecting athletes and families through research, policy, and education.

We need your help.

Personal Stories

Adam Koeppel

Adam Koeppel was a hockey lover and avid player until concussions ended his career at age 17. Now he's spreading awareness.

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Cindy Parlow Cone

World Cup Champion Cindy Parlow Cone supports the Safer Soccer campaign to delay headers until high school. Hear her story.

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Gracie Hussey

Gracie Hussey suffered her first concussion in soccer at age 7 and has now retired from the game. Watch Gracie's story.

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Concussion Legacy Foundation
(Formerly Sports Legacy Institute)
230 2nd Avenue, Suite 200
Waltham, MA  02451

(T) 781.790.1921 | (F) 781.790.8922

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