Study: Fewer concussions in practice
Researchers in Pittsburgh, looking at football players ages 8-12, found significantly lower concussion risks during practices as compared to games in a study scheduled for publication in The Journal of Pediatrics.
The study is among the first to formally examine the incidence of sports-related concussion among football players in this age group. It was conducted jointly by the University of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and funded by a grant from NFL Charities, ...
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