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CTE found in nearly 90 percent of brains donated by football players (Video)

CHICAGO -- Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes in the National Football League, college and even high school. Read the full article & watch the video here. Study published Here. Journal of the American Medical… Continue reading CTE found in nearly 90 percent of brains donated by football players (Video)

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Youth flag football may not be safer than tackle football

In a surprising article from University of Iowa Health Care, researchers report that "youth flag football may not be safer than tackle football."    They compiled results after studying both flag and tackle players numbering about 3,800.  Results showed injuries overall to be more likely in youth flag football.  Additionally, severe injuries including concussion were… Continue reading Youth flag football may not be safer than tackle football

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Medical Report concludes “Helmets with Unequal predict a significantly lower risk of concussions.”

After the 2013 season, team doctor Dr. Chad Stephens, D.O., pulled together data from his football team and reached out for additional data that had been captured at 13 other high schools around the country and in Canada involving 1159 players. He compared the concussion rate of players using Unequal vs. those that did not… Continue reading Medical Report concludes “Helmets with Unequal predict a significantly lower risk of concussions.”