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Women May Be At Greater Risk When Heading a Soccer Ball

As a result of having three daughters I read practically any and all research regarding concussion in girls and women. Based on the scant research that exists there is evidence there are clear differences between men/boys from women/girls in regards

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Posted in Exercise and Fitness

Followup After Concussion is Important

Followup after concussion is important but a recent study found many concussed patients are not doing this vital step in their recovery. I have spent a lot of time over the past year studying concussion and its affects on all

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Posted in Injury Prevention

Banning Youth Football In Illinois is Bad Policy

For the past year I have been digging into the literature regarding concussions and sports.  I believe that I have a firm grasp on the topic of concussions, I’ve read the research and I know the neuroanatomy and neurophysiology involved. 

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Posted in Healthcare Policy and Politics, Pediatrics

Concussion Injuries

When you think about concussion injuries what comes to mind? Is it the crack of a pro football player getting tackled? It might be a major league catcher getting rammed into at home plate. How about a soccer player heading

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Posted in Injury Prevention, Pediatrics

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