Concussions from playing football have become a growing concern at all levels of play, but especially in younger players. Kids can join tackle football leagues as early as in the third grade.
Concussions is a hot topic today in the NFL. Former quarterback Joe Theismann is well aware of this, and well aware of the risks inherent in suiting up for the game.
When you think of sports injuries, you probably think high intensity, contact sports like hockey and football. However, in southern Minnesota, softball coaches are trying to highlight the risk of the game – and push for more protective gear.
Each year, dozens of high school athletes are forced to drop out of their favorite sport due to a concussion. Now there’s a new concussion support group that’s helping young athletes.
Denard Span has reported to Minnesota Twins spring training, and the center fielder is ready to see how he feels coming off a year of concussion problems.
Fred McNeill played linebacker for the Vikings in two Super Bowls. Ultimately, the violent game that pro football is has taken its toll on McNeill.
A Twin Cities researcher is getting federal funding to study concussions.
Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan and safety Jamarca Sanford have left Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears because of concussions.
If your son or daughter plays football or hockey, they need to find out about this product.
Ben Utecht’s life has been a journey worthy of a book. Or in his case — a song.
U.S.A. Hockey has decided there will be no more checking in boys hockey games untill the Bantam level, which is for players 13 years and older.
A new study highlights the heightened danger to young athletes who suffer concussions and sustain new head blows before they’ve fully recovered.
Matt Hovila was the captain of the Bloomington Jefferson Basketball team, but a hard hit ended his dreams of playing the game.
A seven-day disabled list for concussions wouldn’t have done Aaron Hill much good when the Toronto Blue Jays second baseman missed the final four months of 2008 with the injury.
As the Minnesota boys’ high school hockey tournament moves into its final day, concussions will be on the agenda between sessions.
Lindsey Vonn is the latest high profile athlete to be struggling with a concussion. Vonn co-authors a weekly news paper article during her race season. She shares this update in the Denver Post.
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) ― The Mayo Clinic is taking an in-depth look at hockey concussions. Not merely the ones that ended the Hall of Fame NHL careers of players such as Pat LaFontaine and Scott […]