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Latest Sport-related concussion Stories

2012-03-12 13:00:00

“Ashley’s story” highlights the long-term impact of repeat concussions and need for concussion testing in student athletes Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) March

2012-03-01 02:07:56

A study recently published by the University of Kentucky's Scott Livingston shows that physiological problems stemming from a concussion may continue to present in the patient even after standard symptoms subside.

2012-02-16 06:51:17

Quarterback Tony Romo, safety Tyler Sash, and tight end Benjamin Watson all play for different teams in the NFL, but all three share a common bond; they all have suffered one or more concussions in their careers.

Image 1 - Football Concussions Caused By Series Of Hits
2012-02-04 04:27:23

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...

2012-02-03 11:51:01

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.

2011-11-14 23:11:38

The brain scans of high school football and hockey players showed subtle injury -- even if they did not suffer a concussion – after taking routine hits to the head during the normal course of play.


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