Study participants with a history of repetitive head impacts and traumatic brain injury reported greater depression symptoms later than those who didn't.
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Why safely reopening high school sports is going to be a lot harder than opening college and pro ball
Our experts offer safer ways to bring back amateur sports.
June 24, 2020 • ~8 min
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Computerized systems that automatically determine whether a pitch is a ball or strike promise to make umpiring more accurate, but at what price?
June 1, 2020 • ~9 min
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A high-tech twist on an old idea – running on springs – could give human-powered movement its biggest boost in more than a century.
May 15, 2020 • ~7 min
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A small change to the starting stance offensive linemen use could avoid the effects of repeated head impacts, which include brain damage.
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COVID-19 has shut down professional and college sports. An expert explains why teams aren't playing and how that helps fight the pandemic's spread.
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With safer tackles and padded helmets, no youth football players got concussions in a 20-practice, seven-game season, a new study shows.
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Check out this video to see kids with and without disabilities on the same court competing against each other in a new game called iGYM.
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