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“Don’t Tell Coach”: Kids Are Risking Their Health by Hiding Concussions

A child experiencing a concussion while playing sports is a very frightening, and all-too-common occurrence. What’s even more frightening is that after receiving such a serious injury, many youth athletes do not receive proper treatment for their concussions. In fact, many youth athletes put themselves at risk of permanent impairment from re-injury by continuing to […]

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Sports-Related Women’s Concussion Resource Guide

Women’s concussions have become a cause of increasing concern.  As women participate in sports in growing numbers, their rate of injury also has risen; specifically their rate of concussions.  This issue has received little attention until now.  The newly launched Women’s Sports Safety Initiative (WSSI), under the leadership of national health and safety advocate Mary […]

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