To 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.
Older adults with memory issues and a history of concussions are more likely to have a buildup of Alzheimer’s-prone plaques in the brain.
Will Carroll, Injury Expert, On Turf At The Georgia Dome: “It’s The Equivalent To Running On Concrete.”
Bleacher Report’s injury expert, Will Carroll, joins the show to talk about the Falcons injuries and other significant injuries from across professional sports. . . .
The Bleacher Report’s Injury Expert, Will Carroll, joins the show to talk about the latest from the injury front and the settlement the NFL made today with retired players. . . .
Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez would rather take a hit to the head than his knees.
Dan Flynn, Author Of “The War On Football: Taking Back America’s Game” says “Veterans Of The NFL Outlive Their Peers”
Mac and Jason talk to Dan Flynn who has taken a stance on why football is actually safer than it is currently portrayed. . . .
The NCAA held a concussion summit in April 2010. It opened the conference with a talk about the concussion rates at NCAA schools and distributed the results of a concussion survey to those in attendance […]
Former All-Pro offensive tackle Kyle Turley joined Game Time on Thursday to discuss his recent comments that he has had suicidal thoughts since retiring. Kyle is 37-years old and was diagnosed with two concussions during […]
PHOENIX (AP) — The NFL believes it made pro football safer, particularly for defensive players, with rule changes passed at the owners meetings. Team owners on Wednesday barred ball carriers from using the crown of […]
ATLANTA (AP) — Amid a national push, Georgia is moving closer to requiring that young athletes be pulled from games and medically examined if they suffer a suspected concussion. House lawmakers voted 161-7 on Friday […]