Latest Sport-related concussion Stories

2010-12-15 16:13:58

When computerized neuropsychological testing is used, high school athletes suffering from a sports-related concussion are less likely to be returned to play within one week of their injury.

2010-11-30 23:01:00

High school athletes assessed with computerized neuropsychological testing less likely to return to play within 1 week of being diagnosed with a concussion BOSTON, Dec.

2010-11-16 00:00:54

Expert panel identifies key areas for improvement; citing the need for education of athletes, parents and coaches about the symptoms of concussions Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 15, 2010 Heightened media focus on concussive sports injuries has brought scrutiny to the policies employed by sports organizations and associations, including schools and universities, and has revealed the major knowledge gaps about the long term effects of sports related brain injuries.

2010-11-05 10:50:17

If it were left up to the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), there’d be no more ‘taking it for the team’ or ‘shaking it off’ for athletes taking the tough blows.

2010-11-01 21:35:39

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) is calling for any athlete who is suspected of having a concussion to be removed from play until the athlete is evaluated by a physician with training in the evaluation and management of sports concussion.

2010-10-12 17:27:59

NFL players with concussions now stay away from the game significantly longer than they did in the late 1990s and early 2000s.

2010-08-30 14:17:00

According to a new report in Pediatrics, a doctor should clear kids who suffer concussions before they begin playing sports again.

2010-07-13 07:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- BrainScope Company, Inc. today announced the release of clinical research findings resulting from a 2008-2009 football concussion study of high school and college athletes it supported.

2010-05-20 06:00:00

EUGENE, Ore., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Oregon Center for Applied Science (ORCAS) today launched ACTive®, an online training and certification program that gives sports coaches the tools and information to protect players from sports concussions.

2010-03-01 14:00:00

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month SEATTLE, March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of March as Brain Injury Awareness Month, the Brain Injury Association of Washington (BIAWA) is launching a state-wide education and advocacy campaign: "A Concussion is a Brain Injury.

Word of the Day
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.