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October 6, 2022

The Sports and Society Initiative is excited to host the following events in 2022-2023. Some dates are still to come and we will be updating our calendar throughout the year:

Workshop on…
September 27, 2022

By Lauryn Luderman

The Concussion Legacy Foundation Media Project on Sept. 29 brought first-of-its-kind programming to Ohio State to train student and professional journalists about…

September 26, 2022

by Lauryn Luderman, SSI Editorial Intern

Within the span of one month, Serena Williams, Sylvia Fowles, Sue Bird and Allyson Felix all retired from the sport they love, but their…

August 11, 2022

Here’s another good reason for kids to participate in organized sports: They can develop the “grit” that helps them overcome challenges as adults, a new study suggests.

Grit is defined as…

July 19, 2022

At least 50 high school football players in the U.S. have died from heat stroke after falling ill on the field in the past 25 years. And high school athletes in other sports are not immune from…

June 23, 2022

Congratulations to SSI Affiliate and OSU Sport Management Prof. Kwame Agyemang for being recently awarded with a 2021 Best Paper honor from the Sport Management Education Journal.

His co-…

June 22, 2022

Allowing fights among players in the National Hockey Leagues does not deter greater violence in the modern game, according to a new study.

In fact, teams and players that fight more often…

June 22, 2022

In this edition of "Scoreboard" on "In The Loop" with Christian Bryant, Bryant explores with Sports and Society Executive Director Trevon Logan how sports have adapted to a wider-than-ever…

May 27, 2022

Ohio State University’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences will lead a study on head impacts in youth tackle football in partnership with sensor technology company Athlete Intelligence. …