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2011-07-27 13:37:18

A high school football player's broken neck "“ from which he's recovered "“ has yielded breakthrough biomechanical data on cervical spine injuries that could ultimately affect safety and equipment standards for athletes. University of New Hampshire associate professor of kinesiology Erik Swartz collaborated on the study, which appears in a letter in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine. Swartz and lead author Steven Broglio of the University of Michigan captured this...

2011-07-21 12:28:45

While studying concussions in a high school football team, researchers captured the impact of an 18-year-old player who broke his neck during a head-down tackle in real-time. Steven Broglio, an assistant professor in the University of Michigan School of Kinesiology, studies concussive impacts. His lab is the high school football field. The injured student in the study in Illinois healed and was cleared 12 weeks later to play basketball, Broglio said. Though other researchers have captured...

2009-02-23 13:12:26

A study of U.S. college athletes who had concussions indicated suppressed brain function more than three years later, researchers said. University of Illinois researchers said the study considered performance results of 90 male and female college-age student athletes who participate in sports, including soccer, ice hockey and rugby. Roughly half of the sample had sustained concussions within the past 3.4 years. The study participants' functional cognitive performance was evaluated using a...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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