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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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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There's a strong link between playing football and CTE, researchers find. After just under 3 years of play, athletes' risk for CTE doubles.
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Kids who play just one sport tend to practice harder and more often. That may sound like a good way to succeed, but it can put them at risk for injury.
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