William Korinek loves professional football and, as a native Minnesotan who moved to New England in 1995, he roots for both the Patriots and the Vikings. But he won’t let his 11-year-old son, Jonah, play tackle football. Read more at www.bostonglobe.com.
Posts in category Brain Injuries
Cerapio Carrillo sits in a doctors office treatment room in the Medical Arts Tower of Wesley Medical Center. But his memories take him back to the day his son suffered a concussion after a hard hit in a pick-up game of football at the local park. Read more at www.kake.com.
Traumatic brain injury has long been associated with combat and, more recently, contact sports like football. Now head injuries among “the rest of us” are getting a long look from researchers, too. Read more at www.kqed.org
When it comes to concussion in sports, all eyes are on football, or so it seems. But it’s not just football that causes a high number of head injuries among young athletes. Another culprit? Girls soccer. Read more at www.invw.org