Concussions

Former Broncos Seek Concussion Relief Through NeurofeedbackAbout a dozen former Denver Broncos, some from the Orange Crush era, are taking part in a research study they say is helping them recover from post-concussion symptoms and traumatic brain injuries. They believe those injuries were suffered during their playing days.
Concussions In NFL Hit 5-Year High, Congress Launches InvestigationThe number of concussions in the NFL has hit a five-year high. The League says there have been 271 concussions this season. That's up 31 percent from last season.
Despite Rule Changes & Safety Measures, NFL Concussions Up 31 PercentAfter years of steady declines in concussions in the National Football League, the number of concussions spiked from 206 in 2014 to 271 in 2015. The 31 percent increase comes as the NFL claims it is doing more than ever before to make the game safer.
High School Football Player Who Died In Colorado RememberedThe high school football player who died at a Denver metro area hospital after he collapsed during a game was laid to rest on Tuesday.
Football Player Who Died At Colorado Hospital Honored At Playoff GameA high school football player from Kansas who was airlifted to Swedish Medical Center in Englewood where he died, will be honored at his team's playoff game on Saturday.
Teen Football Player Who Died Might Not Have Shown Classic Signs Of Head TraumaA 17-year-old football player died Wednesday afternoon after collapsing during a high school football game in western Kansas.
Study: Limiting Rough Play Better Way To Prevent Concussions In Youth SoccerHeading takes the heat in youth soccer, but limiting rough play might be a better way to prevent concussions and other injuries, a nine-year study of U.S. high school games suggests.
Former CU Linebacker Chad Brown Has Questions About NCAA Concussion ActionsFormer CU linebacker Chad Brown likes the idea of $70 million to test current and former college athletes for brain injuries, but thinks it falls short.
Football Coaches Get Lessons On Concussions In LakewoodFootball coaches across the Denver metro area are working to make the game safer for young players. It’s part of the "Heads Up" football program and it’s the first-of-its-kind player safety clinic.
3 Reasons Why FIFA Needs To Pay More Attention To ConcussionsTo many-a-fan's dismay, some players were noticeably 'out of it' and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.
UNC Coach Tries New Strategy In Effort To Reduce ConcussionsThe University of Northern Colorado in Greeley is doing more than just talking when it comes to trying to reduce head injuries among their football players.
Which Position Suffers The Most Concussions?No question football is violent, especially when it comes to the head. With 22 guys crashing into each other at full speed, which position is the riskiest? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at the stats.

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