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Concussions in youth sports

Local medical experts say student-athletes’ own willingness to be honest with doctors about their symptoms is one of the biggest hurdles in …

The High School Game: What’s Changed in the Concussion Era

In 2013, the inaugural year of The MMQB, we dispatched three reporters to three U.S. locations to gauge the state of the game at the high school …

Kinesiology

Football Alters the Brains of Kids as Young as 8

New evidence of the danger of the sport<p>A promising athlete, 13-year-old Zackery Lystadt’s head hit the ground as he rolled through a routine tackle in 2006. He didn’t lose consciousness. But he did lie on the ground for a moment after the play, clutching the sides of his helmet. His coach took him …

Imaging

Soccer Concussions Increasing Dramatically: Study

A study conducted by the Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio found the rate of reported concussions and head injuries in soccer …

California high school football: Concussions spike, participation drops

As high school football teams around the Bay Area kicked off their season this weekend, new statistics show the king of all prep sports is drawing …

Local lawyers reach landmark concussion settlement with NCAA - Kansas City Business Journal

By James Dornbrook <br>– Reporter, Kansas City Business Journal<p>Aug 8, 2016, 4:55pm CDT<p>For the first time, the National Collegiate Athletic Association …

Coach: concussion awareness & lower enrollment numbers linked

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. -- Youth football league practices are starting to get underway. As awareness grows about concussions and the harm they cause, …

Study examines symptom spikes in kids after concussion

Symptom exacerbations after concussion appeared to be common in a secondary analysis of a clinical trial that included 63 children studied for 10 …

Study links concussions to structural changes in the brain

<i>Read about the latest sports tech news, innovations, ideas and products that impact players, fans and the sports industry at SportTechie.com.</i><p>A new …

The Brain

Borges: Roger Goodell, NFL fumble again on concussion issue

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Concussion study shows player-to-player hits most damaging

(HealthDay)—As officials at all levels of American football continue to debate how to prevent concussions, a new study using data from devices inside …

Number of reported youth concussions skyrocket

The number of reported youth concussions is skyrocketing in the United States.<p>The numbers on the surface, are alarming. Findings released this …

Brain changes persist in student athletes six months after a concussion, study suggests

Despite all the recent attention to cases of long-term traumatic brain injury in National Football League players, concussions in daily sports among the rest of us are still often treated as temporary.<p>There's a lot of evidence to back up this way of thinking. Numerous studies have shown that …

The Brain

13 Concussions | by Casey Cochran

It was a beautiful night in late August. We were playing BYU at home in the first game of the season — the 14th season of my career. I was standing …

Mind

Concussion Studies

Concussions have been in the news lately concerning the possible new laws to help with diagnosis, prevention, and treatment.<br>And this can be …

Concussion linked to greater academic dysfunction than extremity injury in students

Recent findings published in the <i>American Journal of Public Health</i> showed that students experienced greater academic dysfunction 1 week after …

High School

UF study: Playing with concussion backfires

A new University of Florida study says trying to play through concussion symptoms backfires for college athletes.<p>A new University of Florida study …

Repeated sub-concussion head impacts may affect eye function | Reuters

(Reuters Health) - For U.S. college football players, head impacts that don’t cause concussion symptoms do still cause subtle and lingering changes in the eyes’ ability to focus, according to a new study.<p>The results might provide a new tool for measuring the severity of the “sub-concussive” brain …

Research

Children, youth take longer to fully recover from concussion

York University concussion experts report that children and youth take longer to fully recover from a concussion than previously thought.<p>After a …

Concussions Make Psychosomatic Recovery Period Longer

Concussions are normal for athletes in grueling physical sports like football, wrestling, boxing or even mixed martial arts. Such could result in an …

Repeated hits to head more significant than concussions, new study suggests

Connections between concussions and chronic traumatic encephalopathy have been the subject of debate and discussion from Capitol Hill to the NFL’s Park Avenue offices in New York, but a new study suggests that the mental, emotional and cognitive challenges faced by some former football players …

The Brain

NHL officials acknowledged link between fighting and brain trauma in 2011 email, lawyer says

A lawyer for former NHL players suing the league over concussions says that a 2011 email from deputy commissioner Bill Daly to commissioner Gary …

Ice Hockey

Borges: Football a fatal attraction for Kevin Turner

Words don’t mean too much this morning, but a few do. “Goodbye” is one of them. “Wake up” are two others.<p>My old friend Kevin Turner passed away last …

Soccer-Women, kids rival gridiron players in concussions

By Larry Fine<p>NEW YORK, March 22 (Reuters) - The National Football League has become the primary focus of concussion discussion in sports, but a …

New York City

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Concussion: The Growing Headaches In Rugby Union

Rugby has a big problem and it’s causing a serious headache for unions around the world. Over the last number of years the issue of concussion has …