Local doctors take concussion research beyond traditional sports, include wheelchair athletes

WTMJ Online Milwaukee January 12, 2022 Athletes who play full contact sports know that concussions are always a serious risk. That’s why there’s so much research done on the injury. But, that research isn’t always so helpful to athletes in wheelchairs. Doctors at the Zablocki VA Hospital’s Spinal Cord Injury Center are working to change […]

Concussion protocol extended as RFL roll out three-year mouthguard project

Yahoo! Sport January 8, 2022 The concussion return to play protocol has been extended, whilst the RFL will begin a three-year mouthguard project to measure head knocks. The Rugby Football League board has accepted a recommendation from the sport’s clinical advisory group to amend the return-to-play protocols. Players who fail concussion tests during matches or […]

The 17th Game, for the First Time

Sports Illustrated January 7, 2022 Were this any other regular season, JC Tretter would be getting ready to head home now. He would be packing up his locker, attending his exit interviews, taking stock with fellow Browns of their 7–9 finish, last in the AFC North. Instead the center is on the phone between team […]