Fla. Bill Protects Student Athletes From Concussions Long gone are the days of “shaking it off” and playing through a sports injury. As more and more concussions are being diagnosed in high school sports, many more athletes are sitting on the sidelines. This is in large part due to both a new law and more coaches and trainers being trained on the condition.
3 Reasons Why FIFA Needs To Pay More Attention To ConcussionsTo many-a-fan's dismay, some players were noticeably 'out of it' and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.
Dan Marino Files Lawsuit Against NFL Over ConcussionsFormer Miami Dolphins player and Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino has filed a lawsuit against the NFL claiming players were misled and that information about football-related brain injuries was not revealed.
Study May Unlock CTE In Former Football PlayersFor the first time, researchers may be able to detect the devastating brain condition chronic traumatic encephalopathy, in living people. The discovery, reported in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, could hold huge ramifications for football players.
Report: Kosar Trying New Treatment For Concussion ReliefBernie Kosar withstood his fair share of hard hits during his career with the Miami Hurricanes and Cleveland Browns. Kosar, like all football players, suffered concussions during his career, but he’s trying to avoid the downfall players like Junior Seau have had through a new treatment.
Seau Had Degenerative Brain DiseaseJunior Seau, one of the NFL's best and fiercest players for nearly two decades, had a degenerative brain disease when he committed suicide last May, the National Institutes of Health told The Associated Press on Thursday.
Scott Signs Bill That Aims To Prevent Head Injuries In Student AthletesStudent athletes get an education in the classroom, but they haven't had a proper one on injury prevention. That changed Friday morning, when Governor Rick Scott signed into law House Bill 291.
Junior Seau's Death Ruled A SuicideThe San Diego County coroner had ruled the death of Former Miami Dolphins linebacker Junior Seau a suicide.
MLS Discuss Concussions At Symposium In Ft. LauderdaleMajor League Soccer is looking to take the lead with the best protocol for handling concussions, and the league did just that In Fort Lauderdale.
NFL Players File Suit Against League Over Concussion DamageNearly two dozen former NFL players are suing the league over severe and permanent brain damage they say is linked to concussions suffered on the job.
Mark Duper And Other Ex-Players Sue NFL Over ConcussionsWhile the NFL and its current players continue to haggle over more than $9 billion in revenue, a group of retired players have filed suit saying the NFL hid the dangers of concussions for decades.