53 percent of the 1,000 Americans polled feel that tackle football is not a safe activity for kids before they are in high school
Girl soccer players are five times more likely than boys to return to play the same day after a concussion
University of Texas at Arlington study finds that significant number of caregivers have a limited understanding of concussions and their impact on kids’ futures
Male athletes sensitive to how peers and coaches view them, according to a small study of 288 athletes conducted in Michigan
More than 600,000 children and teens are treated in emergency rooms for traumatic brain injuries each year. What obstacles lurk on the path to recovery? A new study sheds some valuable light.
Evaluation from a vision specialist should be included in return-to-learn concussion protocols, recommend experts in a new report
If one of your young athletes suffers an injury are you prepared to handle it? Use this handy guide for a rundown on some of the most common injuries that occur during youth sporting events
Young athletes continue to return to play after sustaining a concussion before being cleared by a medical professional, study finds
A small survey of 77 female high school athletes found that those who experienced concussion symptoms tended to downplay or ignore them
Year-round play and higher intensity games contribute to escalating injuries, according to Nationwide Children’s Hospital study that examined youth soccer injuries from 1990 through 2014.
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