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Posts Tagged ‘sports-related TBI’

By On February 12th, 2016

Concussions Take The Spotlight On WWE As Daniel Bryan Retires

The concussion crisis has left practically no sport untouched, as football, hockey, soccer, and basketball are all dealing with the potential long-term dangers of repeated sports-related brain injuries. The same can also be said for professional wrestling. Whether you agree the mix of entertainment and athletics counts as a sport, there is no denying professional…

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By On November 16th, 2015

How To Tell If An Athlete May Have A Concussion

As we reach the end of November, the football season is nearing its thunderous conclusion and winter sports are kicking into gear. That means it is also an important time to discuss brain injuries and concussion management in sports. The Centers for Disease Control estimates 1.6 million to 3.8 million concussions occur every year, with…

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By On May 27th, 2015

Concussions Plague Pro Bull Riding Despite The Use of Helmets

For bull riders, serious injuries come with the occupation. Still, doctors, riders, and researchers are quickly becoming concerned about just how prevalent brain injuries are within the sport. The Professional Bull Riders’ circuit made several steps over a decade ago to try to limit the number of brain injuries experienced in the sport but many…

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By On January 13th, 2015

Study Shows More Children Seeking Concussion Treatment

As the long-term risks associated with repeated concussions have become more widely known, numerous laws have been enacted across the country to protect student athletes. According to a new study published in JAMA Pediatrics, the laws appear to be working as researchers found a large increase in treatment for traumatic brain injury and TBI-related injuries.…

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