Articles for Tag: "concussion"
New research says teen cheerleaders with head injuries should undergo specialized testing rather than just self-report their symptoms.
Researchers say repetitive “heading” may damage brain cells over time, study finds.
According to new research, it may take kids and young adults more than twice as long to recover from a repeat concussion.
Here’s what happens when athletes suffer three of the most common sports injuries and how they can be prevented to keep you in the game.
These days, everyone’s talking about concussions. From high school athletes to weekend warriors to gridiron stars—the sum of all those bruised, beaten brains can lead to serious health issues. But what if you’re an Average Joe? Do you have to worry about the consequences of serious head trauma years, even decades, after you’ve suffered a bump on the head?
Depression is far more common among retired pro football players than people of the same age who didn’t spend years getting their heads banged around […]