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Posts Tagged ‘concussions in football’

By On May 1st, 2017

High School Athletes Continue To Underreport Concussion Symptoms

The past years have seen great strides in concussion education for high school athletes. Now, most football players (as well as athletes in other contact sports) receiving training on the symptoms, long-term risks, and prevention techniques for concussions at the start of each season. Unfortunately, a new study suggests many athletes are still falling through…

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By On March 8th, 2016

Improperly Fitting Helmets May Lead To Worse Concussions

  Millions of dollars are being devoted to developing and testing helmets that could potentially prevent concussions, but new research suggests solving a much simpler helmet issue could reduce the chance of severe brain injuries significantly. According to a study presented at the 2016 Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), high school…

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By On November 8th, 2013

Ridley Scott to Direct Movie About Concussions in Football

Frontline’s League of Denial may have been the biggest film dealing with the issue of brain injury in professional football so far, but don’t expect it to be the last. There are several other documentaries addressing the issue and the more recent revelations that have come out since production of League of Denial ended, and…

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