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Posts Tagged ‘brain injuries in sports’

By On April 4th, 2016

Equestrian Sports Are The Leading Cause of Sports-Related TBI

When we talk about brain injuries in sports, most people think about football, or possibly hockey. Maybe if you are more of a traditionalist you think of boxing, where chronic traumatic encephalopathy first started being recognized. These sports stay at the heart of the conversation of how to protect athlete’s brains. Despite this, a new…

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By On August 14th, 2015

Know The Signs Of A Concussion Before It Happens

With schools around the nation starting, school football and soccer teams are already practicing for the upcoming season, but that means these young athletes are putting themselves at risk for brain injury. The fall sports season is synonymous with a spike in sports-related brain injuries, and when left untreated or unnoticed these injuries can have…

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By On June 9th, 2014

Former UK Minister Urges World Cup Commentators To Not Celebrate Playing Through Brain Injuries

The increased awareness and criticism around how brain injuries are handled within sports is far from an American issue. Several countries around the world are reevaluating their favorite sports in hopes of protecting athletes brains, including rugby, hockey, and soccer. With the World Cup less than a week away, the pressure on soccer is beginning…

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