News tagged with players

What every parent should know about concussions

This fall, the deaths of three high school football players were linked to direct head injuries on the field of play and one collegiate football player's death has been potentially attributed to unresolv ...

Jan 06, 2015
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NFL athletes are seeking unproven stem cell treatments

Some National Football League (NFL) players have been seeking out unproven stem cell therapies to help accelerate recoveries from injuries, according to a new paper from Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy. ...

Dec 04, 2014
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Arm pain in young baseball players is common, preventable

The most in-depth survey of its kind found that arm pain is common among supposedly healthy young baseball players and nearly half have been encouraged to keep playing despite arm pain. The findings suggest that more detailed ...

Nov 06, 2014
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Using sensors to monitor dangerous hits on football field

In football, a tackle can supply 100 G's of force or more, well above the amount that can cause a concussion and more than 10 times the force of an F-16 jet roll maneuver. Now, University of Florida Health researchers are ...

Oct 29, 2014
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