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Posts Tagged ‘NFL concussions’

By On August 31st, 2016

Double Your Trouble By Playing with a Concussion

Athletes who get back into the game after experiencing a concussion take twice as long to recover as athletes who are removed from the game and wait to be evaluated and cleared before returning. In a study of 69 athletes with head trauma who were seen at the Pittsburgh Medical Center Sports Medicine Concussion Program…

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By On March 21st, 2016

NFL Owners Make Concussions A Top Priority

In the past, the NFL may have hidden from the issue of traumatic brain injuries in professional football. That isn’t the case any longer, according to one NFL team owner. Speaking before the league’s owners meetings this week, New York Giants owner John Mara told reporters that concussions and CTE would be a major concern…

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By On January 5th, 2016

Concussion Scorecard

In 2015 there were 166 concussions in the NFL. Frontline conducted a study of concussions in the NFL over recent years which demonstrated mounting numbers. The data is available by Position, Team and Player for a several year period. Click here to review the NFL Concussion Scorecard. For readers of NeuroNotes who have seen the…

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By On April 8th, 2013

Oral Arguments in NFL Brain Injury Case Begin Tuesday

This week is an important one for the NFL and all of its future, current, and former players as a federal court in Philadelphia will decide whether the lawsuits by over 4,000 players has legal merit to go forward, as USA Today reports. The 200 plus lawsuits by the players have been consolidated into a single…

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