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February 28, 2013
The National Football League has announced plans to expand concussion prevention and assessment efforts next season, according to a report from The New York Times.
February 27, 2013
Dan Cooper, MD, an orthopedic surgeon and team orthopedic surgeon for the Dallas Cowboys, has received the Jerry "Hawk" Rhea Award given to outstanding NFL team physicians, according to an ESPN report.
February 20, 2013
Engineers and researchers are teaming with athletes at Virginia Tech to implement helmet research designed to reduce the risk of concussions, according to a Collegiate Times report.
February 14, 2013
Here are 10 recent orthopedic surgeries for elite athletes and the surgeons who performed them.
The National Football League Players Association has partnered with Harvard Medical School in Boston to create an initiative to improve the health of professional football players.
The National Football League announced there will be neurological consultants for every team on the sidelines during games in the 2013 season, according to a report from The Inquisitr.
January 23, 2013
New studies that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology annual meeting later this year link professional football players to an increased risk of depression as they age, according to a Medscape report.
January 14, 2013
Here are 15 orthopedic surgeries for professional athletes, including the surgeons who performed them.
January 11, 2013
Global Life Insurance recently released a new infographic on concussions in high school and college football.
December 19, 2012
Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in Gulf Breeze, Fla., will hold the Andrews Institute Injuries in Football Conference early next year, which will include the first-ever Catastrophic Injuries Congress.