Researchers believe the youngsters should have some of the same medical examinations and interventions as older football players.
Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital in Malvern is spending $1-million on an expansion program and one part of that is more space and new facilities for its outpatient center for brain injuries and other neurological disorders.
Governor Corbett will hold a ceremonial bill signing today for a measure passed by the legislature that will create new procedures for handling concussions suffered by student athletes.
There is a controversial study from the University of California at Davis which looks at brain shrinkage.
Have you heard the story of Dave Duerson? He was a pro football player and Walter Payton Man of the Year Award Winner who took his own life earlier this year.
Pennsylvania lawmakers will try again to pass legislation aimed at protecting student athletes who’ve suffered concussions.
A local researcher is working on software that can analyze brain waves and diagnose brain health.
With the sharp increase in recent years of sports-related injuries for student-athletes, representative Timothy Bishop of New York, part of the House Education and Labor Committee, is sponsoring a bill requiring schools to develop a plan for concussion safety and management.
In football, each hit is a chance for an injury, and one mistake can put a player at risk for concussion. Even if that player is only a kid.
DeSean Jackson’s concussion on Sunday opens the door for future concussions.
The NFL has always worked with the philosophy get the players back as soon as it is safe, but research suggests keeping them out as long as possible to minimize damage.
Eagles linebacker Stewart Bradley was knocked out, tried to get up, then fell to the turf before being helped from the field. Quarterback Kevin Kolb also suffered a head injury. Yet both players were allowed […]
The news of former Eagle’s fullback Kevin Turner developing symptoms of Lou Gerig’s disease as a result of concussions in his football career raises the question: just how much damage are athletes doing to themselves with […]