Posts Tagged ‘sports’

Concussion hits all youth sports, not just rugby

Soccer and concussion

Children who play rugby do not suffer higher rates of concussion than other field sports such as soccer, Gaelic football and hurling, according to a leading consultant. Consultant paediatrician Dr Niamh Lynch said all the main field sports played by children had a fairly even spread of concussion cases. She said it was important that…

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Understanding Concussions in Youth Sports

Sports and concussion

Fall sports are back in full swing. Sports related concussion seems to be on the rise. Patrick Mularoni, M.D., is the medical director of the Pediatric Sports Medicine program at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. He is helping parents and coaches better understand concussions and how to treat the student athlete. A concussion is a…

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Busting 7 Myths About Kids, Concussions and Sports

Kids, concussion and sports

For Starters, they’re not just football injuries. People often associate concussions in youth sports with football. But the problem goes far beyond America’s most popular sport. “We know that there are more student athletes participating in sports than ever before,” says Jason Genin, DO, a sports and orthopaedic medicine specialist with Cleveland Clinic Sports Health.…

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Concussions In Youth Sports Up 500 Percent According To Study

Concussion and soccer

The concussion issues in sports have been a huge topic for years, especially in the NFL. A new study published by FAIR Health suggests that the issues have continued to become a huge concern across a range of youth sports in the United States for boys and girls. FAIR Health’s study concluded that concussion diagnoses…

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