Category: sports medicine

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First Four Former North American Soccer League (NASL) Players Diagnosed with Stage 4 CTE

The Concussion Legacy Foundation (CLF) has reported that the families of four former North American Soccer League (NASL) players have allowed researchers to reveal that their their loved ones were diagnosed, post-mortem, with stage 4 CTE. The families of Jimmy Conway, Jim Fryatt, Jimmy Gabriel, and Franny Pantuosco released the findings of their brain study “to raise awareness for the…
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Investigation Suggests Concussion in Women’s Rugby Going Unreported

A recent investigation suggests team spirit can be more of a hindrance than a help when it comes to reporting concussion in women’s rugby This has been revealed by a fresh investigation conducted by sports specialists from Staffordshire University and Atlantic Technological University, examining perspectives in high-level women’s rugby union. As per Dr. Alex Blackett,…
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State of New Mexico Takes Bold Step Toward Ensuring Athlete Safety

The State of New Mexico has taken a significant step toward ensuring the safety of its student-athletes with the recent passage of SB 450. This new law requires all licensed coaches employed by school districts, including charter schools, to hold current certifications in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and be trained in the use of automated external…
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