My colleague wrote about a strength and conditioning coach named Mike Gittleson who believes neck strengthening could help reduce the number of concussions and serious head injuries suffered by people playing sports. Between 2005 and 2008, roughly 400,000 athletes suffered head injuries. This is a serious issue since some athletes suffer permanent, life-altering side effects from repeated concussions. To learn more, check out this article:

Expert: Neck Strengthening Should Be Mandatory In Sports To Reduce Head Injury