Articles for Tag: "soccer"

The serious effects of head injuries during contact sports 
The serious effects of head injuries during contact sports
A neurologist weighs in on athlete safety.
Female athletes are at increased risk for injuries  Featured
Female athletes are at increased risk for injuries
Girls playing high school sports are more prone to overuse injuries than boys.
Soccer facial injuries not uncommon, study shows 
Soccer facial injuries not uncommon, study shows
With the World Cup in full swing, get the details on what to do when a soccer-related facial injury occurs.
Boost workouts with plyometrics  Featured
Boost workouts with plyometrics
Try this old-fashioned workout for big results.
Girls tend to ignore concussion symptoms 
Girls tend to ignore concussion symptoms
Soccer is one of the fastest growing sports in the U.S., but new research shows a potentially dangerous trend.
Boys run a higher risk for facial injuries in youth sports 
Boys run a higher risk for facial injuries in youth sports
Recent research finds that facial injuries are much more common in youth sports than parents may think. And boys account for nearly half the cases.
Soccer players who frequently ‘head’ the ball may be hurting their brain 
Soccer players who frequently ‘head’ the ball may be hurting their brain
Researchers say repetitive “heading” may damage brain cells over time, study finds.