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Latest Sport-related concussion Stories

2010-02-16 08:37:15

A simple test of reaction time may help determine whether athletes have sustained a concussion (also known as mild traumatic brain injury) and when they are ready to play again.

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2009-10-31 08:20:00

Some studies suggest that head injuries can set up professional football players for later mental problems. Now congressmen and experts want to know more about injuries to high school players.

2009-06-10 01:01:40

The International Conference on Concussion in Sports says children and teens require different treatment for concussions than adults, a U.S.

2009-05-28 11:07:52

Serious misconceptions exist among young hockey players, athletes, coaches and parents about concussion symptoms, a Canadian researcher said. Dr. Michael Cusimano, a neurosurgeon at St.

2009-05-28 10:40:24

When Chicago Blackhawk's leading scorer Martin Havlat returned to the ice for game four of the Western Conference Final after sustaining a concussion only two days earlier, questions were raised surrounding his swift return.

2009-05-05 12:10:43

Children hospitalized with concussions should wait until they are seen by a clinician in a follow-up exam before returning to regular sports or playtime activities, according to researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

2009-05-04 09:44:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children hospitalized with concussions should wait until they are seen by a clinician in a follow-up exam before returning to regular sports or playtime activities, according to researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

2009-03-18 20:03:00

March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month WHEATON, Ill., March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sports and recreation related concussions impact an estimated 1.6 to 3.8 million individuals in the U.S.


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