News tagged with football

ACL tears are not the end for college football players

High-level college football players frequently return to the field after an ACL reconstruction, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's (AOSSM) Specialty Day. The study ...

Mar 15, 2014
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NFL backs push for youth concussion protocols

The National Football League is joining two New Jersey lawmakers in pushing for federal legislation aimed at protecting student athletes from the dangers of concussions.

Jan 27, 2014
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NIH, NFL team up to take on concussion research

(HealthDay)—The U.S. National Institutes of Health is teaming up with the National Football League on research into the long-term effects of repeated head injuries and improving concussion diagnosis.

Dec 16, 2013
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Study shows first link between altitude and concussion

A new study shows that high school athletes playing at higher altitudes suffer fewer concussions than those closer to sea-level, a phenomenon attributed to physiological changes in the brain causing it to fit more tightly ...

Dec 09, 2013
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