News tagged with concussion

U of A research leads to enhanced CFL concussion guidelines

Research from the University of Alberta shows CFL players are more likely to value medical tests after concussions compared to university-level players. But the professional athletes were more apt to incorrectly believe it's ...

Jun 05, 2013
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Cervical cord contusions in athletes characterized

(HealthDay)—In professional athletes, cervical spinal cord contusion may be due, in part, to congenital stenosis, the horizontal facet orientation of the cervical C3-C4 level, and the relative hypermobility ...

Mar 19, 2013
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When in doubt, sit them out

'When in doubt, sit them out' should be the new catchphrase for parents and coaches of children who have received a concussion.

Mar 15, 2013
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