A sturdy neck can protect the head from blows, according to researchers at the Colorado School of Public Health. Read about the findings on our companion blog, Keeping Score.
The U.S. Department of Education says schools must do more to ensure disabled students are participating in sports.
Cases of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) are rising among football players, but detecting the condition is challenging. Researchers now say they have a way of picking up buildup of a protein that signals the disease.
If we want to cut down on football concussions, should we bring back the leather helmet? Not quite, says a new study in the Journal of Neurosurgery, though the noggin-protectors of yore do at least as good of a job as modern …
If, or when, the NBA season does resume after the lockout, teams will have to address another important off-the-court issue: infectious illness.
Over the past couple of years, two hockey “enforcers” — players whose primary job is to slug opponents on the ice — have been diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative brain disease found in …
No magic football helmet can prevent players from sustaining concussions. But thanks to new research out of Virginia Tech, football players, and their parents, now know which equipment could reduce the risks.
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The next time you see a girl soccer player yawning on the sidelines, don’t just assume she was up late the night before the game. She might have a serious concussion.