Sports Medicine Procedures, Practices and News
Coastal Orthopedics & Sports Medicine/Pain Management in Bradenton, Fla., has announced the launch of its comprehensive concussion program, according to a Herald-Tribune report.
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 26, 2013
Major League Baseball hitters are now required to wear a new helmet for more protection against pitches that may hit them in the head, according to an LA Times 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.
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.
February 01, 2013
The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment has agreed to fund $855,657 in sports medicine and concussion research, with 85 percent specifically focused on sports-related concussions.
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 18, 2013
The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine's Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine has published a position statement on sports-related concussions.
January 11, 2013
Global Life Insurance recently released a new infographic on concussions in high school and college football.