After a report found evidence of CTE in the brains of two former NRL players, the league is facing the possibility of a class-action lawsuit. Here's what former players would need to prove.
The sports world is understandably eager to prevent concussions, but some of the products on the market are not helping and may even hurt, by leading people to feel protected when they are not.
What happened after Brandin Cooks took a massive blow during Super Bowl LII helps explain why NFL's concussion crisis isn't killing the sport's popularity.
Concussions in football and other contact sports correlate with severe, long-term brain damage — but science shows it doesn't have to be that way.
As students return to school and prepare to join sports teams, here's what they and their parents need to know about concussions.
A recent study that showed that 110 of 111 brains of deceased NFL players had a serious brain disease raised concerns once again about concussions. But there's a lot we still need to know.
A study of the brains of 111 NFL players after their deaths showed that 110 had degenerative brain disease. Here are some expert analyses of what can be done to stop brain injury from sports.
Survivors of traumatic brain injuries might have behavioural issues or have problems holding down a job for years after a blow to the head or a bad fall.
Injuries to the throwing arm of young baseball players have been increasing for years. Studies that assess pitch count are helping, but there are also actions that parents and coaches can take.
Artificial turf has become popular for kids' sports as well as for professional players. The little black crumbs that help support the blades of fake grass may not be so harmless.
Parents play a vital role in managing concussions when their children play rugby.
The Super Bowl is a good time to party and celebrate, but it's also a good time to reflect on where we stand culturally with concussions.
As many as half a million concussions in youth go unreported each year. Finding a way to measure whether a hit has occurred on the field is an important way to address these injuries.
With summer camps in session and kids riding bikes and being active, it's important to know the signs of concussions; as many as 65 percent go unreported. Here are some things you need to know.
The evidence that football leads to brain injury is mounting, but there are two big reasons why it's not likely to change anytime soon.
When pro football players like Chris Borland quit, it should send a strong message to parents. But there are a host of issues, besides health, to consider.
A perfect storm of personalities, demand and money has created unprecedented hype. How should the media respond?
Return-to-learn plans can help students get back to school work without setting back their concussion recovery.
The death of a 23-year-old boxer has prompted a call by the Queensland branch of the Australian Medical Association for the sport to be banned in Australia.
The Six Nations tournament has put the sport's handling of head injuries into an uncomfortable spotlight.