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2013-11-14 23:27:59

The real problem is that these injuries appear years after players retire.

2013-08-22 10:25:44

New research suggests that chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a brain disease associated with repeat brain trauma including concussions in athletes, may affect people in two major ways: initially affecting behavior or mood or initially affecting memory and thinking abilities.

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

2013-04-08 12:08:57

One of the most controversial topics in neurology today is the prevalence of serious permanent brain damage after traumatic brain injury (TBI).

2013-04-03 23:04:27

Sports Health and Research Program a Partnership with NIH and NFL Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 The

2013-03-07 15:42:29

Most scientists are starting to agree that repeat, sub-concussive hits to the head are dangerous and linked to neurological disorders later in life.

Athlete Concussions And Brain Injury Linked
2012-12-03 19:58:42

Findings reported in the journal Brain help to extend the knowledge of the clinical and pathological abnormalities associated with chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

Pro Football Players Suffer High Incidences Of Long-Term Brain Disorders
2012-09-06 14:38:39

A new study suggests that professional football players are three times more likely to have neurodegenerative conditions, such as Alzheimer’s disease than the general population.


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'.