Seven former NFL players hoping to intervene in a proposed settlement of concussion claims have lost their federal court appeal.
Now that fall sports are underway, treating concussions will become an issue.
Avoiding concussions among young athletes was the focus of a daylong discussion at a Main Line school that is addressing the issue head-on.
To many-a-fan’s dismay, some players were noticeably ‘out of it’ and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.
In the hard hitting world of high school football, concussions are a problem. And Strath Haven High School is dealing with them head on.
Dr. David Webner, Co-Director of The Crozer-Keystone Sports Medicine Fellowship Program, was here to speak with us about sports concussions.
A new study shows youth football players are diagnosed with fewer concussions than other injuries.
As the NFL looks to make the game safer, one key step that may need to be bolstered is to have rigorous rules and severe penalties for the use of performance enhancing drugs.
More than 7,000 lacrosse enthusiasts from around the country, in Philadelphia for a national convention, are learning about a new device designed to signal a bad hit to the head.
St. Joseph University’s Head Coach Phil Martelli is the first to tell you, he’s no medical expert, but as keynote speaker, he wanted to send a message that his job isn’t just trying to win on the court.
Autopsies have been performed on many NFL players and others with head trauma and have uncovered chronic traumatic encephalitis as a result of repeated concussions.
At Bryn Mawr Rehab, a concussion patient uses a vision training board by slapping at lights as they flash randomly.
A concussion is a brain injury sustained during a blow to the head. Symptoms can include, headache, lack of concentration, nausea, vomiting and changes in personality.
The NFL and former players must try to negotiate a dispute over whether complaints about concussion-related injuries belong in court or in arbitration, a federal judge said Monday.
According to a Canadian study of almost 3000 teenagers, 20% of them said they had traumatic brain injury.