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.
About 3.8 million sports-related concussion-type injuries occur in the US each year, with very few of those who suffer them ever getting checked out at hospital.
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Some players are suffering from dementia or depression, and fault the league for rushing them back on the field.
A pair of wrongful-death lawsuits over the suicide of Pro Bowler Junior Seau have been consolidated with NFL concussion litigation in Philadelphia.
Not surprisingly, we’ve learned that school sports aren’t always fun. Fortunately, the Youth Sports Safety Alliance has proposed some major safety changes.
I was particularly saddened to see that Alex Karras, who passed last week, had developed dementia late in life. The risks of playing football are too great to ignore.