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  1. Concussions in Sports

    Concussions in Sports

    Concussions in Sports

    A concussion is a common type of traumatic brain injury, frequently suffered in contact sports, such as football. As more serious long-term effects of concussions have been revealed through medical studies, some professional sports leagues have revisited how they treat players who have suf...

  2. Kansas Jayhawks using new technology that promises versatile conc...

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    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2013
  3. Riddell unveils new wireless helmet tech

    Katie Linendoll

    The NFL has tried a number of tactics to help reduce players' head injuries and concussions, including pushing kickoffs up five yards and requiring medical clearance before game time. It was only a matter of time before technology could step in and m...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  4. James Harrison, Pittsburgh Steelers LB -- I've had 'double digit'...

    Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison didn't want to wait for the NFL to do something about protecting his head, so the four-time Pro Bowler decided to do it himself.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2012
  5. High school freshman Braeden Benedict is at the leading edge of t...

    Mike Grimala

    High school freshman Braeden Benedict is at the leading edge of the battle against concussions

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2012
  6. New concussion-detection technology could help prevent back-to-ba...

    Cameron Walker

    Researchers at UNC developing handheld prototype to detect mild brain injuries in the field.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2011
  7. With concussions being a primary concern, football helmet technol...

    Patrick Dorsey

    Each year, anywhere between 43,000 and 67,000 high school football players suffer a concussion. With this epidemic in football, helmet designers are turning to the latest technologies to make their products better at preventing concussions.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2009
  8. Prosecutor: 'There will be charges'

    A Valley City State player will be charged with assault for throwing an elbow that gave an opponent a concussion and 14 stitches, a prosecutor says.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2005