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buffalo
October 4, 2021

Univ. of Buffalo Researchers Suggest Aerobic Exercise for Concussion Recovery

According to a new study from researchers at the University of Buffalo, adolescents can speed their recovery from a sports-related concussion by engaging in aerobic exercise within 10 days of the injury. The study, published on September 30 in The...


concussion
September 1, 2021

Study: Female Athletes’ Concussion Rates Twice as High as Males

The epidemiology of sports-related concussions (SRCs) and closed head injuries (CHIs) in high school females remain largely undefined at the national level, especially for unorganized sports and recreational activities such as equestrian and snow-rel...


women
August 4, 2021

Are Concussions Worse for Women Athletes?

As the popularity of women's professional athletics continues to grow, so too does the spotlight on the athlete's health and wellness — particularly in terms of concussions and sub-concussive hits. A growing body of data suggests, according to a...


youth
August 4, 2021

Study: Reduced Head Impacts Among Youth Football Players

According to a study conducted by Sanford Research, there's been a 79 percent reduction in head impacts after studying a youth football team for eight consecutive seasons. The study, entitled "Head Impact Exposure of a Youth Football Team over Eig...


concussions
June 15, 2021

Saliva-Based Concussion Tests: Another Factor in Diagnosis?

For all the advancements made with the management of athletes’ injuries, concussions still remain a complicated matter for everyone involved. Identifying the long-term side effects has impacted the way everyone approaches them, but there’s still ...


q-collar
May 11, 2021

Q-Collar Corrals Next Step in Concussion Safety Tech

With all of the increased attention paid to concussions in all sports — particularly at the high school level — and the rate of concussions during gameplay continues to rise.  That’s, at least, according to a November 2019 study published i...


brain
April 12, 2021

BU to Study Brain of Former NFL Player Who Killed Himself & 5 People

Boston University, in coordination with the Medical University of South Carolina, to study and analyze the brain of the former NFL player, Phillip Adams, who killed five people and himself last week. Adams spent six seasons in the NFL and the doct...


study
January 4, 2021

Study: College Football Players Don’t Take Injuries Serious

According to a recent study, the majority of college football players aren't concerned with concussion risks and injury during gameplay. The study, 'Accuracy of U.S. College Football Players' Estimates of Their Risk of Concussion or Injury',  was...