Tag: post-concussion syndrome

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NCAA Official Says Parents Have Called Him about Allowing Son or Daughter to Compete after Concussion

When Scott Bearby, General Counsel for the NCAA, was asked by yours truly at the NCAA Convention in San Antonio last week about who holds the athletic trainers and medical staff accountible about return-to-play decisions for student athletes, it opened the door to an interesting observation about the culture of concussions. Part of Bearby’s answer…
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Concussions Reach the Sport of Tennis, Hampering the Career of a Star

Young tennis star Eugenie Bouchard had the world by the tail in 2014, reaching the Wimbledon final as well as the semifinals at the Australian and French Open. 2015 has been anything but. And the year got progressively worse in September when she fell in the locker room after a third round match of the U.S.…
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Ohio State Player: Karageorge Had Had ‘A lot of Concussions’

The coroner of Franklin County, Ohio has confirmed that a neuropathologist will examine the brain of Kosta Karageorge, the walk-on Ohio State University football player who died from an apparent self-inflicted gun shot oover the weekend. Karageorge had texted his mom just before his death about the debilitating effect that a concussion or multiple concussion was having…
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