Category: Sports News

WHAT IS A CONCUSSION? Concussions are a surprisingly common occurrence in sports. High school athletes suffer thousands of concussions every year, most often in football, ice hockey, and soccer. Concussions do not always involve being "knocked out," or a loss...

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A new concussion law in California was enacted on January 1st, 2017. It is an amendment of a previous law that covered high school athletes that now covers all athletes under the age of 18. Its’ purpose is to provide...

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Do concussions have long-term side effects? There has been a lot of coverage in the media about the connection between repeated concussions and long-term health consequences, particularly for athletes. It’s enough to make some parents want to pull their children...

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What are the Potential Effects of TBI? Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy There is growing attention and research on the potential effects and risks for Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE). CTE is a degenerative condition linked to repeated head injuries. First identified in...

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Head impacts and concussions caused by contact sports are a quickly growing epidemic among young athletes. When left undetected, concussions can result in long-term brain damage and may even prove fatal. To preserve the young athlete’s head health, mental cognition...

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