Research out of Johns Hopkins shows, people who play football or other sports and suffer head trauma are at increased risk of neurodegenerative disease.
Patients who suffered more symptom after a concussion took longer to recover, and some didn’t ever recover, even about 4 years out.
Football title games are under way in Champaign, IL. 1A: Forreston; 2A: Dee-Mack; 3A: IC Catholic. 4A game to come today. 5A–8A Saturday.
A new blood test can determine, with about a 90-percent accuracy, whether an adolescent athlete has suffered a concussion.
The football team from this west Baltimore school heads into the playoffs looking very good. Some mistakes to iron out, but looking good.
A handful of college football games are played on Friday night, side-by-side with high school’s Friday Night Lights. Next year, the Big Ten.
Students who may have suffered a concussion during sports should not return to play until they have healed. Despite medical warnings, that doesn’t always happen.
A new app developed for student-athletes who are possibly injured has a very rate of detecting injury based on self-reported information.
An offensive lineman for the Baltimore Ravens tells us about a new project he’s working on to help get kids excited about the math they use every day.
More IL students were diagnosed with concussions last year than in 2010, reflecting an increased awareness of concussion in youth sports.