Blog Posts - Concussions



Young hockey players face pressure to hide concussions

Young teens who play hockey may feel pressure from their teammates, parents, and coaches to deny their concussion symptoms, which puts them at serious risk for re-injury, according to a recent Canadian study. Read more here: CBC | Health News...
by Celebrity gossip news on Aug 5, 2016

Tips on Coping with a mild TBI

spam deleted. Thanks! 'here's to your health!'As have shared in past, I live with the after effects of a head injury from a car accident several years ago. With it, has come emotional challenges as well.  I have at times feelings of fear being...
by Closer to SAne on Jun 6, 2016

A risky game that is not right for every kid

"You have to play this game like somebody just hit your mother with a two-by-four."Dan Birdwell"I like to believe that my best hits border on felonious assault."       ... Take a walk on the wild side around New England'...
by Goodfellows52 on Jan 24, 2016

AT THE MOVIES - "Concussion"

"New film tackles dangers of concussions in the NFL" PBS NewsHour 12/23/2015ExcerptSUMMARY:  Dr. Bennet Omalu was working in a Pittsburg coroner's office when he was asked to examine the body of a local football hero.  What he discovered wo...
by Mage Soapbox on Dec 28, 2015

Good News for Cheerleaders

The good news for cheerleaders is that their injury rates are lower than other high school sports. The bad news is that their injuries may […]...
by How To Learn on Dec 13, 2015

Parents and Concussions

There is an important relation between the knowledge of parents and concussions in children as pertains to recovery.  Parents of young athletes may have misconceptions […]...
by How To Learn on Oct 23, 2014

Former Student Athletes Live with the Effects of Concussions

As more schools and state education departments confront the reality of concussions in high school sports, many are finding out how former student athletes live […]...
by How To Learn on Sep 16, 2014

Athletes Have Reduced Balance, Brain Function After Concussion

A recent study found that athletes have reduced balance, brain function after concussion, and loss of cognitive function when returning to play.  While a concussion […]...
by How To Learn on Aug 31, 2014

New Concussion Law Protects Students

A new concussion law protects students by requiring that they be informed of risks and complete training as a means of preventing the injuries.  In […]...
by How To Learn on Jul 9, 2014

Football Has the Highest Concussion Rate For High School Sports

Some parents are thinking twice about encouraging their children to go for the gridiron, as a recent report show football has the highest concussion rate […]...
by How To Learn on Jun 17, 2014

Apple iPad Site Sheds Light on Sports Concussions

What’s This? Image: Apple By Adario Strange2014-03-25 23:08:38 UTC While tablet rivals continue to wage media warfare against the iPad... The post Apple iPad Site Sheds Light on Sports Concussions appeared first on INFOTEMEN.
by infotemen on Mar 26, 2014

WEBSITES, BLOGS AND FOOTBALL

  I currently have two websites and a blog. I’m going to shut down the websites and keep the blog. One of the websites I posted excerpts from my books and the other website was a sort of catchall for … Continue reading →...
by The Writing Deputy on Jan 14, 2014

Alzheimer May Be Due To Concussions

Alzheimer May Be Due To Concussions Experienced a go stress in the past and had a temporary lack of consciousness? You could be at higher risk of Alzheimer’s illness later in life. The symptoms of concussion — a short lack of regular thin...
by Ayurvedic Home Remedies on Dec 27, 2013

A Football Fan's Dilemma

Leigh Steinberg’s recollection of a conversation with a concussed Troy Aikman.  “Leigh, where am I?” And I said, “Well, you’re in the hospital.” And he said, “Well, why am I here?” And I said, “Because you suffered a concussion tod...
by An American Boomer's Life on Nov 17, 2013

While At The Doctor's Office

I often joke about how my health was very good up until I turned 40 years old.  For the next several years, every time I went for checkups, doctors would discover I had inherited something else from my family's medical history.  After awhil...
by Boxing Mid-Life on Sep 4, 2013

WATCH NBC EAST: Today Show on Sunday: Politics with journalist David Gregory; concussions; actor Christopher Gorham: LIVE 8:00am EST USA July 14th, 2013: Live Streaming

Watch Live Streaming NBC EAST – WATCH HERE Today Show on Sunday: Politics with journalist David Gregory; concussions; actor Christopher Gorham: LIVE 8:00am EST USA July 14th, 2013 Watch Live ALL TIMES ARE EASTERN USA TIME+5HRS FOR LONDON UK ...
by YouInSports on Jul 14, 2013

“Cutting” Out Chronic Headaches After Concussions

Along with the possibility of brain damage, each year millions of athletes who suffer concussions could face another painful problem. Find out what’s bringin…...
by igraine Gone on Apr 17, 2013

Guest Blog: A Fan’s Perspective on Concussions and the NFL

Tweet Author: Sophia Stanton-Cross He was an original…no one can come close to him when it comes to his talents on or off the field.  His character spoke volumes among multitudes of people.  He was a leader and to many, he was the definition of a...
by Los That Sports Blog. on Apr 3, 2013

Obama to issue Executive Order banning full-contact college football!

Head injuries in football are a concern for both college and pro football players although the President has more specific issues with college game! In the week leading up to the Super Bowl what better way for the President to keep himself on the fr...
by The Political Commentator on Jan 29, 2013

Obama Executive Order to ban full-contact college football due to head injury concerns!

Head injuries in football are a concern for both college and pro football players although the President has more specific issues with college game! In the week leading up to the Super Bowl what better way for the President to keep himself on the fr...
by The Political Commentator on Jan 27, 2013


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