Latest Head injury Stories
Boxing and mixed martial arts (MMA) carry risks of head and neck injuries.
A two-year study of high school football players suggests that concussions are likely caused by many hits over time and not from a single blow to the head, as commonly believed. Purdue University researchers have studied football players for two seasons at Jefferson High School in Lafayette, Ind., where 21 players completed the study the first season and 24 the second season, including 16 repeating players. Helmet-sensor impact data from each player were compared with brain-imaging...
A new study is critical of the widespread use of computerized neuropsychological tests (CNT) in decisions regarding when athletes can return to play after suffering a concussion.
Yes, it is true, brain injuries can result in awards of millions of dollars.
System Will Make Educational Content and Online Testing More Accessible to Athletes and Their Families to Help Qualified Medical Providers Make Return-to-Play Decisions After Head Injuries
The tradition of fighting in hockey should be stopped, as research shows that repeated head trauma causes severe and progressive brain damage.
High levels of tau protein in fluid bathing the brain are linked to poor recovery after head trauma.
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