head injuries

head injuries

How Canadians Are Helping in the Fight Against Concussions in Sport

The wheels are moving across Canada, as researchers and doctors are collaborating in labs trying to better understand an injury that at times can appear to be invisible.
Justin Robertson
3.7.17
Podcasts

Chips Episode 5: When Push Comes to Shove

Should you be able to beat up the fourth referee? Does European soccer need to take head injuries more seriously? How can Will possibly dislike Alexis Sanchez's dogs?
VICE Sports
1.25.17
jeff astle

Family of Jeff Astle Believe Degenerative Brain Disease Affects Up to 250 Former Players

The daughter of former England player Jeff Astle thinks it could be “the tip of a very big iceberg”
Will Magee
4.13.16
Football

"I Want to Be Buried in Lamont": The Death of a High School Football Player

Football killed at least eight high school players during the 2015 season. Ben Hamm, a 16-year-old junior at Wesleyan Christian in Oklahoma, was one of them.
Devon Heinen
1.5.16
Sports

A Pro Rugby Club Is Using a Brain Training App to Study Concussion

The Northampton Saints are taking part in a study to see how brain training could affect their performance on the field.
Victoria Turk
10.21.15
Neither Big nor Easy

Riding a Parade Float with Mardi Gras's First Rock Band

The afternoon included a lot of pink costumes, an insanely elaborate hat, a crowd of rowdy families, and a semi-serious head injury suffered by the singer—all in all, a pretty typical performance from Mardi Gras band Pink Slip.
Michael Patrick Welch
3.3.14