Heading in soccer may adversely affect eye function

The results add to existing knowledge of brain injuries associated with sports, especially those with frequent potential trauma to the head, researchers say. Feb. 13 (UPI) — “Heading” the...
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Concussions, Youth Athletes

Returning to play after concussion

On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. David Dodick, a Mayo Clinic neurologist, explains when it is safe to return to play after a concussion. This interview originally aired...
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Concussions, Youth Athletes

Concussion screening program provides baseline for recovery

Physical therapists in Jackson team up to make head injury treatment more strategic. By Tom Hallberg Jack Conroy, 12, performs the Vestibular Ocular Motor Screen (VOMS) test administered by...
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Concussions, Youth Athletes

Concussion Awareness Ahead of Football Season

DAPHNE, ALA. (WPMI) - High school football season is just weeks away, that means a concussion is a real possibility for some athletes. Now there's one more tool for...
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Concussions, Football, Youth Athletes

Why I Like The King-Devick Concussion Tool

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: The King Devick test is an easy, fast, and reliable...
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Concussions, Football, High School, Hockey, Youth Athletes

Video Icon Mayo Researchers Study New Way to Diagnose Concussions

In the state of hockey, a group of Mayo Clinic researchers has a different goal in mind. They believe there are better ways to diagnose concussions. With the help...
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Concussions, Hockey, News, Research, Video, Youth Athletes

UP Trainer testing for concussions on the sideline

“They’re willing to accept a more quantitative test, as opposed to me just saying their balance is off, their speech is off—all the things I could say,” Dorothy Jamison,...
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Concussions, News, Youth Athletes

Promising news on the concussion front

In another development, one that is especially encouraging for youth sports leagues that can’t afford to have medical personnel on the sidelines for every game, the Mayo Clinic has...
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Concussions, News, Youth Athletes