Neuroscience

New findings on concussion in football's youngest players

New research from Seattle Children's Research Institute and UW Medicine's Sports Health and Safety Institute found concussion rates among football players ages 5-14 were higher than previously reported, with five out of every ...

Pediatrics

Who's most at risk of head injury in youth football?

(HealthDay)—Young football players are more likely to experience a brain-jarring hit to the head if they're part of a team's running and passing game or a fast-moving defender, a small study found.

Pediatrics

Exposure to head impacts in youth football practice drills

Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center examined differences in the number, location, and magnitude of head impacts sustained by young athletes during various youth football practice drills. Such information could ...

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