Latest Second-impact syndrome Stories
The American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the largest professional association of neurologists and a leading authority on sports concussion, is releasing a new position paper that states doctors have an ethical obligation to educate and protect athletes from sports concussion and clear them to play only when the athlete is medically ready, standing firm against objections from players, parents or coaches.
With financial commitments for future research nearing the $100 millions and a recent summit at the White House to discuss future initiatives, concussion in youth sport remains a hot topic both
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CEO Greg Merril Says, “We Can Protect Kids’ Brains like Pitch Counting Protects Kids’ Arms.” Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 The Brain
A new study on young female soccer players came to a worrying conclusion: many of them continue to play after suffering a concussion on the pitch.
Washington-based physical therapy clinic, Sports Reaction Center, provides amateur and professional athletes with a concussion management program to ensure that they only return to action once
Former NFL players sued the league over long-term damage resulting from concussions during play.
Physicians at Indiana University School of Medicine and the Northwest Radiology Network (Indianapolis, Indiana) report the case of a 17-year-old high school football player with second impact syndrome (SIS).