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Academy Pursues Grant to Expand Concussion Awareness, Prevention in Youth Sports

The United States Sports Academy is working to expand its efforts to address the growing issue of sport-related concussions among youth in coastal Alabama...

Study Shows Female Athletes Suffer ‘Significantly Higher’ Concussion Rate

Female athletes, in particular soccer players, suffer concussions at a "significantly higher" rate than their male counterparts, according to a study released this month...

Armour: Why Parents Shouldn’t Clear Kids from Concussions

There are times Mom and Dad really don’t know what’s best. Like, say, when it’s safe for their child to return to play after a...

NFL Reports Modest Decline in Concussions This Season

The number of concussions registered by the National Football League has fallen 11.3 percent this season, compared with last season’s record high, as more...

Armour: Skeptical of CTE Link, NHL Won’t Fund Concussion Research

The NFL has been criticized both for the amount of money it has donated for head trauma research and trying to manipulate how it...

Nightengale: Bo Jackson’s Startling Hindsight: ‘I Would Have Never Played Football’

Bo Jackson, the world’s greatest living athlete, and the only man to be an All-Star in baseball and a Pro Bowler in football, now...

Rest or No Rest After a Concussion? Must-Know FAQs

Unfortunate advice passed down over the decades has many people believing they already know about concussions, including whether or not rest after sustaining the...

Dr. Bennet Omalu wins Dr. Ernst Jokl Sports Medicine Award from United States Sports...

A pathologist whose discoveries have led to greater understanding of concussions in sports and better protection against head injury for athletes has been selected...

NCAA Facing Numerous Brain Injury Lawsuits

A few years back, Steve Hatchell, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Football Foundation warned his sport was under siege. Hatchell was...

Concussions: You Will Get Over it Son

The football season is underway on just about every level in the United States, from young boys and some girls playing youth football to...

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