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.
The Strath Haven girls’ soccer team opened its season in Downingtown against Bishop Shanahan, wearing head gear.
Lawyers for former NFL players plan to file a single lawsuit Thursday consolidating scores of complaints brought against the league in the past year accusing the NFL of concealing information linking football-related head injuries to permanent neurological problems.
Soldiers exposed to bomb blasts and athletes who have been repeatedly hit in the head show similar, long-lasting brain injuries.
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.