A new study published in the journal Pediatrics found that concussion rates in football games are on the rise while concussion rates in practices are down… more »
The Concussion Legacy Foundation last week unveiled its “Tackle Can Wait” PSA, comparing the dangers of youth tackle football to smoking cigarettes… more »
Many athletes assume that a blow to the head is just part of the game. As they may have done many times before, they “shake it off” and resume play. Nobody wants to let down the team… more »
There is growing concern that low magnitude, more frequent subconcussive impacts could be the ticking time bomb that leads to long-term repercussions… more »
The style of tackling used in rugby may be associated with a lower force of impact than the style used in football, according to a preliminary study of college athletes released Tuesday. The study will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Sports Concussion Conference this month in Indianapolis.
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The NHL Alumni Association has partnered with cannabis company Canopy Growth, a cannabis company located in Canada, to conduct a one-year study investigating the possibility of cannabinoids helping treat post-concussion neurological problems. The study will be... more »
The proper treatment of an athlete who suffered a concussion begins with timely reporting by the athlete. It's not surprising, however, that the likelihood of an athlete coming forward about a concussion decreases greatly when... more »
A new method of brainwave monitoring called “brain vital signs” allowed a team of researchers to identify neurophysiological impairments in ice hockey players.
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