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.
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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.
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When Randy Ambrosie arrived in London, England, earlier this week, the CFL commissioner unpacked two key mission points – to engage in a global discussion on head injuries and to show the CFL is keen to be part of a solution.
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Limiting time spent on specific drills during practice could help reduce head impacts among U.S. college football players, researchers say.
Shortening the highest-risk drills by a few minutes per practice could cut the equivalent of nearly a year’s worth of head impacts over the course of a college career, the researchers write in Annals of Biomedical Engineering.
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