A paper by researchers at the Rutgers School of Health Professions, published in the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, examines previous studies on the role that the neck’s strength, size and posture play in reducing concussion risk. They also looked into the greater risk of head injury to female and young male athletes […]
Posts in category Brain Injuries
Young football players would be restricted to just two 60 minute full-contact practices each week if lawmakers approve a new bill aimed at protecting kids from brain injuries. Read more at sacbee.com
High school football players may be putting more than just a college scholarship on the line when they step onto the field. Read more at dukechronicle.com
On the morning of March 9, 2015, former Patriots fullback Kevin Turner was losing his struggle with an incurable brain disease. His parents, who had left their longtime home and moved in to care for him, saw his nurse guiding their terminally ill son out of his house in his wheelchair. Read more at www.bostonglobe.com.