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NFL cognitive impairments
2014-09-15 05:39:54

Documents filed by lawyers representing the NFL acknowledge that at least one-fourth of players are likely to wind up suffering from dementia, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease or other cognitive impairments after their careers are over.

2014-06-18 08:27:18

Adding to their already announced Sports Legacy Institute (SLI) Football Certification BOSTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GForceTracker (GFT) is pleased to announce that they are

2014-01-31 23:28:47

The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) is pleased to be linked to some newly revealed - and potentially

2013-06-19 23:25:43

In knowing the need for concussion awareness is glaringly present, the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) hosted

2013-05-16 23:34:24

The 2013 New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) Conference, including the annual philanthropic Golf Tournament,

NFL Players At Greater Risk Of Depression Due To Concussions
2013-01-17 11:52:12

After several mental health related tragedies involving active and retired professional athletes, there has been a massive public outcry for all sports to take measures to prevent their players from incurring brain-jarring concussions.

2012-10-22 22:26:46

Despite an increase in media attention, as well as national and local efforts to educate athletes on the potential dangers of traumatic brain injuries, a new study found that many high school football players are not concerned about the long-term effects of concussions and don't report their own concussion symptoms because they fear exclusion from play.

2010-11-02 12:14:00

WHEATON, Ill., Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.