Football players sustain fewer impacts to the head following a policy change that aims to reduce full-contact practices (U.Mich.).
If we study concussions with no injured football players or brain biopsies, but just cell cultures, we can understand brain trauma at a cellular level.
Derek Sheely died from head injuries suffered during football practice at a Maryland university. His family sued, and the suit has now been settled.
Changes in the brain persist, even 6 months after a concussion on the football field, even though athletes say they feel fine.
Sports-related concussion has been known in the medical community for about a decade, but high school athletes are just starting to get the message.
A study by the U. of Md. about a brand of chocolate milk shows a potential conflict of interest: food makers collaborate with schools.
University researchers say they may have some ways to reduce C.T.E. and concussions in non-pro football players: practice tackling without helmets.
In the work of Dr Bennet Omalu, we see a true American hero, one who is working to ease the suffering of a players who play one of our favorite games.
The play X’s and O’s (A Football Love Story) is running at Center Stage in Baltimore through Dec. 20. It will educate you about football concussions.
A lawsuit filed in Calif. alleges a football coach should have allowed a player who suffered a concussion to sit out for the rest of the game.