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A high school football playerâ€™s broken neck â€“ from which heâ€™s recovered â€“ 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.
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.
A study of U.S. college athletes who had concussions indicated suppressed brain function more than three years later, researchers said.
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