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Possible Major New Tool Developed in War on Concussions

There has been a rush over the past two years by people who have a role in football to try and come up with...

Student Athletes and Their Reactions to Sustaining a Concussion

It is normal behavior for student-athletes to express frustration and anger when they are unable to compete due to a concussion. This behavior is...

How Concussions Affect Children’s Brains Even After Symptoms Subside

Brain changes in children who have sustained a mild traumatic brain injury, or concussion, persist for months following injury — even after the symptoms...

A Football Lifer Worries About the Future of His Game

John Wooten is a football lifer. He entered the College Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday 56 years after he first played as a...

New Study on Brain Trauma in Athletes and Military Veterans Published in Scientific Journal

A study done by investigators at the Boston University Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy (CSTE) and the Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System,...

Football, Explosions Rattle Brain in Similar Ways

Attention has been drawn recently to an article published on September 7 by Fox News. The article reported on a recent study of retired...

So Maybe Charity Does Begin at Home?

The breaking story written by Jay Bookman in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution was just too good not to post and follow. As many of us already know,...

Communication is Key to Managing Sport-Related Concussions

A concussion is an injury to the most complex part of the human body that is best served by clinical experience and best treated...

Concussion Rate Remains Steady

Recent information collected by the NCAA’s Injury Surveillance Program indicates that the rate of football related concussions has remained steady over an eight-year period,...

‘Head Games’ Forces Viewers to Confront Concussions in Sport

Christina Master is a pediatrician and sports medicine specialist at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and fully understands the dangers concussions pose to athletes...

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