Kinesiology

'This is a gross error of judgement' - Galway fume over the appointment of former Mayo minor manager as referee for Connacht final

The Galway senior women's football management has called on the LGFA and Croke Park to investigate the circumstances surrounding how a former Mayo …

Exercise Science

Professional Athletes Prepare for Life After Sports

Professional athletes in the United States can make millions of dollars throughout their careers. Yet statistics show that many eventually run out of …

University of Pennsylvania

Brett Favre wants to end tackling in youth football

1 hour ago<p>Former Packers quarterback Brett Favre has stepped up his efforts in getting tackling out of youth football.<p>In a documentary in 2017, Favre …

NFL

EXCLUSIVE: NFL legend Brett Favre would rather be remembered for ENDING youth tackle football than his Hall of Fame career if it means saving kids from the head traumas he endured for decades

• <b>After suffering what he estimates to be thousands of concussions during his 20 NFL seasons, Favre is now an outspoken critic of youth tackle</b> …

Exercise Science

Failed Drug Test Disqualifies CrossFit East Woodbridge From CrossFit Games

CrossFit East Woodbridge have been disqualified from The CrossFit Games due to a failed drug test.<p>Laura Laura Hosier, who declined her individual …

CrossFit

2.5 Million U.S. High School Students Had a Concussion in Past Year

THURSDAY, June 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The damaging effects of a concussion are well-known, and new research finds the injuries are common among …

Exercise Science

New Federal Law Aims to Protect Young Athletes from Threatening Injuries - Women's Sports Foundation

As concerns over concussions in young athletes grow nationwide, lawmakers have introduced federal legislation to protect student-athletes from these …

Student Athletes

Justin Gatlin pulls out of Athletics World Cup

British Athletics avoid embarrassment as Justin Gatlin pulls out of Athletics World Cup... but concern reigns as US athletes turn down chance to …

Sport (UK)

Brett Favre wants to put an end to youth tackle football

Brett Favre’s NFL career ended with a concussion. Now, his mission is to protect kids from sustaining any before they even reach the pros.<p>The Hall of …

NFL

Exercise makes the blood of obese people healthier | Physiological Society

<b>20 June 2018. Exercise can reduce inflammation in obese people by changing the characteristics of their blood, according to new research published in</b> …

Physiology

Player union blasts concussion management at World Cup

Players' union FIFPro is blasting concussion management at the World Cup after Moroccan plays after admitting that he can't remember the previous …

Exercise Science

Chester charity steps in to help intensive care patients with their recovery

Recovery from critical illness and a stay in intensive care does not end on discharge from hospital.<p>Even once you are back in your own home, the …

Chester, UK

After Overcoming Injuries, Corbin Deaton Heads to Taekwondo Championship

Although she is mostly active in taekwondo, Deaton was first introduced to martial arts through judo and jiujitsu in New Mexico when she was just a …

Dallas

Bill Belichick shares the life-changing advice he got from his dad

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, one of the highest-paid coaches in the NFL, often thanks his late father, Stephen Nickolas Belichick, …

New England Patriots

Don't take one for the team: We need to rethink contact sports to prevent youth concussions

<i>Should young people be allowed to play sports that place participants at risk of brain injuries, such as hockey, football, and soccer? That was the</i> …

Exercise Science

NCAA concussion case settles three days into trial

For a half-dozen years, courts across the country have handled a series of concussion-related lawsuits filed by former players and their family members, who felt football caused irreparable damage, sometimes even leading to death. The cases have been either settled, dismissed or are still locked in …

Boston University

Could Kellen Winslow Jr.'s Attorneys Use Football-Induced Brain Injury as Defense for Alleged Crimes?

Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. faces nine charges and disturbing accusations that he kidnapped, raped and terrorized multiple women in …

Crime

The Mom Winning the Fight to Save Kids’ Brains From Football

Long before her football-playing son was posthumously diagnosed with CTE, she taught herself the law and made it her crusade to hold leagues and …

Los Angeles

Protect My Head? Soccer Pros Shrug and Carry On

Today, during a World Cup game between Morocco and Iran, Moroccan winger Nordin Amrabat suffered a wicked head injury when he collided with an …

Virginia Tech

Are school sports days compulsory and what are the different events? From egg and spoon races to the tug of war

NON-COMPETITIVE sports days are on the rise in schools.<p>However, the vast majority aren't a fan of this new method, which aims to prevent singling …

Exercise Science

State ups number of licensed marijuana doctors to 139, including 58 in Northeast Ohio

Exercise Science

NCAA Settles CTE Lawsuit With Family of Former Texas Player Greg Ploetz

DALLAS (AP) — The NCAA has settled a lawsuit with the family of a former University of Texas football player that said the organization was …

Boston University

Increased helmet use in alpine sports fails to reduce risk of traumatic brain injury

New study confirms helmets are effective in protecting skiers and snowboarders from some head injuries, but questions how effective they are in …

Snowboarding

How concussion left Dog in 'lonely and dark' place

WESTERN Bulldogs veteran Liam Picken has opened up on the "lonely and dark" experience of recovering from post-concussion syndrome, revealing a …

Loneliness

A new brain injury lawsuit could be the undoing of college football as we know it

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) dropped the ball when it came to protecting football players’ brains, argues the widow of a deceased player in a lawsuit about the neurodegenerative disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE.<p>Just a year after the National Football League …

Exercise Science

Startup makes simple helmet sensors that could detect concussions without electronics | The Star

“We need to sell at least 1,000 sensors on Kickstarter to be successful there and at least 4,000 units for break-even,” Garcia said.<p>With Kickstarter …

Concussion

Photos: Ankeny Centennial wins Class 3A state soccer over Ankeny

Members of the Ankeny Centennial girls soccer team celebrate a 3-2 win over Ankeny during the Class 3A championship game of the 2018 Iowa girls high …

Des Moines

Former Clemson, San Francisco 49ers football star Dwight Clark remembered as 'fearless'

Dwight Clark's battle against ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease, was a final testament to the fearlessness he first displayed on the football field.

Dwight Clark

Kids Play Fewer 'Pick-Up Games,' and it's Hurting Youth Sports

Pick-up games.<p>They used to be a staple in the lives of American children. Get a group of kids together, grab a ball, and go play. It was a sanctuary …

Exercise Science

National concussion guidelines largely adopted by Canadian sports

A man known for skiing on the edge of danger feels Canadian sport is a safer place.<p>Former national-team racer and Crazy Canuck Steve Podborski, now CEO and president of Parachute Canada, said the majority of national sport organizations have adopted the Canadian Guideline on Concussion in Sport.<p>The …

Exercise Science