A local sports medicine specialist says it’s not really known why girls appear to suffer worse concussions than boys—but parents need to be aware of it.
The mother of former Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the team Tuesday after exhuming his body so that his brain could be examined for evidence of a degenerative condition linked to repeated concussions.
Former Kansas City Chiefs’ linebacker Jovan Belcher’s body has been exhumed more than a year after he killed his girlfriend and himself so that his brain can be examined for signs of a degenerative condition linked to repeated concussions.
Dr. Tyler Roskos says veterans who suffered blast injuries have changes in brain tissue that are still apparent years after.
Curt Bennett was a draft pick in 1968 & played on 1972 playoff team; Gary Leeman finished his NHL career in St. Louis in 1996.
When it comes to knee injuries, there’s a notable gender gap. Girls are eight times more likely to tear their ACL than boys.
In a survey of high school athletes, 53 percent of them said they had continued playing despite taking a serious blow to the head.
Former Blues defenseman isn’t ready to retire, although concussion doctor advised him to hang up his skates.
The study found 881 boys and 241 girls reported head injuries last school year. The time spent sidelined was an average of more than 10 days for the females and 6 1/2 days for the males.