Concussions plunged in Ivy League football after the kickoff line was moved to thwart what might be the game’s most dangerous play, according to a study published Monday. Read more at www.seattletimes.com.
Posts in category Brain Injuries
Football was designed to emphasize both teamwork and violence, while being an embodiment of the national character. But as more has become known about the extent of the violence wreaked, efforts have been made on levels from Pop Warner football to the National Football League to limit immediate and long-term injuries as well as fatalities. […]
CWU wide receiver Landon Jones is set to receive the punt from the Texas A&M Commerce Lions. It’s a line drive and Jones gets ready to make a return upfield. With stadium lights illuminating the field, Jones runs toward the ball, but before he can catch it, he gets hit. Read more at www.cwuobserver.com.
The more troubling results scientists discover about youth tackle football and long term brain damage, the more parents are pulling their boys from America’s favorite spectator sport. Now, there’s a renewed push toward ‘flag’ football at least until high school and the importance of a pre-concussion test if your kids play any sport that comes […]