A new study reports no significant neurological, structural brain imaging or neuropsychological change among a sample of young elite professional soccer players in the United Kingdom over the first 5 years of
I’m not a doctor. I’m not a medical professional or expert on concussions. Candidly, the sight of blood makes me nauseous. I’m not qualified to explain anything in medical terms.
New research presented at a sports concussion conference hosted by the American Academy of Pediatrics of Neurology in July 2016 has detected white matter changes in the brains of athletes
Lest you thought that the November 2015 announcement by a group of national and state youth soccer organizations of a ban on heading in soccer age 10 and below and
In November 2015, a group of national and state youth soccer organizations announced a series of steps designed to make the game safer. Included were a ban on heading in
UPDATED A growing body of research suggests that brain trauma among football players (and athletes in other sports such as soccer and ice hockey) is less the result of violent collisions
I have to admit from the start that I am far too close to the subject of concussions and CTE to write an objective review of Jeanne Marie Laskas’s outstanding
A youth soccer safety campaign urging middle schools and under-14 soccer leagues to eliminate heading in the sport as a way of reducing concussions continues to grab headlines, but is
An athlete who is recovering from a concussion but who has not yet fully recovered is at risk for a rare, but usually fatal, condition called second impact syndrome
It has been an exciting week for those of us who worked so hard over the past two years to produce The Smartest Team: Making High School Football Safer.