Injury

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Research shows that even mild TBI can cause permanent brain changes in young adults – and that the damage worsens over time.
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Research shows that even mild TBI can cause permanent brain changes in young adults – and that the damage worsens over time.
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There’s a lot going on inside the brain of a World Cup athlete — and a lot that could go wrong with a hard hit or blow to the head.
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Learn what happens in the nervous system during a stroke, and how the brain works to repair the damage.
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Sports-related head injuries can pose long-term consequences for athletes.
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Your brain births new cells all the time. Here’s how it works.
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The video is a fun explanation of the neurological basis of the phantom limb syndrome.
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  • 3 min
What sport has the highest reported rate of severe concussions? Hint: it is not football.
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Find out more about this often deadly occurrence in the brain.
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A blood test may help athletes gauge concussion recovery.
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  • 17 min
A former NFL player and a roundtable of scientists discuss concussions and traumatic brain injuries.
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Kevin Drake, a former NFL player, has experienced more than 10 documented concussions. At Neuroscience 2016, Drake discusses his experience in football and the changes that can improve player and youth safety.
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  • 29 min
Robert Stern, a professor at Boston University School of Medicine, talks about the long-term effects of repetitive head impacts, specifically in football and boxers.
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  • 31 min

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