Articles for Tag: "concussion"

Why this rookie star is retiring from the NFL 
Why this rookie star is retiring from the NFL
Chris Borland calls it quits citing long-term consequences of concussions.
Concussion training now required for Illinois coaches 
Concussion training now required for Illinois coaches
Governor Quinn signs law to help prevent concussions among high school athletes.
Concussions may cause memory problems in the long-run 
Concussions may cause memory problems in the long-run
A new study says even mild and moderate traumatic brain injuries could be causing more long-lasting damage.
Concussion test may prove headache for some sports 
Concussion test may prove headache for some sports
A protein that facilitates communication among brain cells may change the way we play sports.
Concussions among student athletes doubles in last 7 years 
Concussions among student athletes doubles in last 7 years
The numbers are up but that might be good. Find out why.
Anatomy of a brain injury 
Anatomy of a brain injury
An expert on brain injuries explains what happens during a concussion, its long-term effects and best ways to prevent it.
Concussion effects on a child’s schoolwork 
Concussion effects on a child’s schoolwork
Here’s why extra care should be taken with a child who has suffered a concussion.