News & Articles

December 01, 2017
Ortho Jrnl of Sports Med: Neurocognitive Deficits of Concussed Adolescent Athletes

Previous studies have evaluated high school and collegiate athletes in the pre–Zurich guidelines era; whether adolescent athletes demonstrate similar neurocognitive decrements in the current concussion management era remains unclear.

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December 01, 2017
Quartz: Everything we know about concussions is wrong

“Until the game is about people running around trying to hit each other in the head with hammers, helmets aren’t going to do much.”

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September 23, 2017
Traumatic Brain Injury: FDA Research and Actions



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August 11, 2017
Medscape: A Healthy Medium in Children's Sports

Often young athletes have lost their conditioning. Their overused muscles and tendons tear, their bones
break, and they end up in my office. But I worry just as much about the ones I don't see.
In the United States, we divide into two extremes.

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June 01, 2017
ScienceDaily: Building mental toughness off the field: It's all about practice



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March 16, 2017
Playing with sports concussion doubles recovery time, study suggests | Fox News

Continuing to play despite a concussion doubles recovery time for teen athletes

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February 14, 2017
MSN: Benny Perrin, former NFL player involved in concussion lawsuit, commits suicide

The NFL concussion lawsuit shined a light on the depth of despair and injury players suffer with following their playing days. Now we have a tragic example of the after effects of concussions once again.

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December 30, 2016
Medscape.com: Physical Activity Better Than Rest After Youth Concussion

Rest may not be best after acute concussion in children and adolescents, according to a study from the Pediatric Emergency Research Canada Concussion Team that has the potential to change concussion management.

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December 01, 2016
NYTimes: Mind Over Body: Playing in the N.F.L. at 38

Vikings cornerback Terence Newman is a step slower, so
he tries to outsmart opponents to stay on top of his game.

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December 01, 2016
Eurekalert: Study shows thinning of brain tissue remains in college football players

A growing body of research continues to raise concerns about the effects of head trauma sustained while participating in popular contact sports.

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October 26, 2016
WashingtonPost: Heading a soccer ball causes instant brain changes, study finds

Routine heading of a soccer ball can cause damage to brain structure and function, according to a new study from the United
Kingdom

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