News tagged with concussion

AMSSM issues position statement on sport-related concussions

Athletes with concussions must be held out of practice or play until all symptoms have resolved, to avoid the risk of further injury during the vulnerable period before the brain has recovered. That's among the key recommendations ...

Jan 07, 2013
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Case study validates teleconcussion

A program at Mayo Clinic using telemedicine technology is showing promise for patients with concussions in rural Arizona. A case study published in the December 2012 issue of Telemedicine and e-Health validates "teleconcussion" ...

Nov 19, 2012
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Can playing soccer lead to brain damage?

(HealthDay)—Soccer is an extremely popular team sport, and one of the few that doesn't require any protective head gear. But, a small study of professional soccer players from Germany suggests that even ...

Nov 13, 2012
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