A former Detroit Lions quarterback is among the 10 former players who have had their brains studied with state-of-the-art MRI methods at Wayne State University.
The saga of former Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young came back into the national spotlight Tuesday when Robert Klemko of Sports Illustrated’s online venture MMQB published a lengthy piece detailing Young’s decline.
The NCAA held a concussion summit in April 2010.
Two wrongful-death lawsuits over the suicide of Junior Seau have been consolidated with NFL concussion litigation in Philadelphia.
Jahvid Best hasn’t played since suffering his third major concussion in October 2011.
Johnson was visibly out of it after the collision with Greenway.
The Michigan Senate has approved legislation designed to protect student athletes from concussions.
A new study from the University of Michigan finds that concussions and lesser head impacts may speed up the brain’s natural aging process by causing signaling pathways in the brain to break down more quickly than they would in someone who has never suffered a brain injury.
A concussion-related lawsuit bringing together scores of cases has been filed in federal court, accusing the NFL of hiding information that linked football-related head trauma to permanent brain injuries.
After an athlete takes a big hit on the playing field or a blow to the head, it’s difficult for coaches to know how to respond. But more and more evidence is mounting that it’s dangerous for athletes to try to shake off what could be a concussion.