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The year was 2002, and the player was former Steelers center Mike Webster, who had died of a heart attack at the age of 50. Dr. Omalu was a young pathologist working for former Allegheny County Coroner Cyril H...As a Nigerian native, he knew very
No single family likely played a bigger role in the lessons-learned legacy of the April 27, 2011, tornado outbreak than the Stewart family from this small town north of Birmingham. When a tornado swept away the Stewarts' house with them in it, little
It's the same procedure used by the National Football League and numerous colleges. It measures their cognitive function pre-concussion, when they are normal, when everything is fine, said Paul Neidig, the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corp...Data is
Before coming to Bucknell, Sarah Manoogian, visiting assistant professor of mechanical engineering, spent time analyzing thousands of collisions between football players to research head injuries at the Center for Injury Biomechanics at Virginia Tech.
For decades, hits to the head have been as much a part of football as touchdowns and chilled beers. But recently, more and more athletes have spoken out about the long-term damage they've sustained from repeated concussions incurred during games and
The Earthquakes' Ike Opara is antsy to get back on the field after suffering concussion-like symptoms from a hard knock last month in a game against Portland. The team could use its promising defender Sunday at Buck Shaw Stadium against the talent-
Mathias, a wide receiver and linebacker, suffered two concussions on the playing field last year. Press Democrat Published: Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 3:00 a.m...Dylan Mathias' first experience with a head injury came when he was 10 years old
Three vice-presidents, five general managers and two Japanese advisers were among the 38 Maruti Suzuki India officials who sustained grievous injuries in the July 18 attack by unruly workers at the auto majors Manesar plant. Thirty have fractures in
Story He used to wear a helmet religiously, but that was when he lived in Toronto and had to navigate the city's notoriously car-clogged, bike-lane-scarce streets. Vancouver, his home for the past four years, is a cyclist's paradise in comparison.
Maribel Piccinini, the mother of 16-year-old Conant High School football player Troy Piccinini, knows well the risks associated with pediatric concussion. She's navigated the medical maze to evaluate and treat her son's head injuries three times in