Students from low-income backgrounds fare better when they are able to take career and technical classes in STEM, new research shows.
Jacinda Barclay, an AFLW player who died last year, has had her brain donated to concussion research. In general, women are understudied regards to their long-term brain health.
Our research, conducted on elite rugby players, may someday mean concussions can be diagnosed right on the pitch.
Rocked by recent events on the dangers of concussion at the elite level, the AFL has a perfect opportunity to adopt a wider lens and mobilise its network to keep footy safe, especially for the kids.
Why tackling in kids rugby must be banned to curb dementia risks.
Brain trauma in sport is a public health crisis. A heading ban should be extended to all children.
Although a great deal of research is still required, it may one day be possible to identify and treat people either with CTE, or at risk of it.
From Super Bowl ads to Netflix documentaries, the complicated issues of criminal justice are portrayed in simplistic and highly political ways.
Football participation among high schoolers continues to decline, as concern about brain injury increases. Could training without helmets make a difference?
Students who get admitted to Connecticut’s career and technical education high schools are more likely to graduate and earn significantly more than peers who barely missed the cut.
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.
All parents should understand the symptoms of concussion, whether their child plays sports or 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.
Career and technical education, or CTE, can boost the chances of high school graduation and lower the likelihood of dropping out, but timing is crucial, researchers argue.
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.
Konrad Reuland’s death shocked sports fans and, famously, gave new life to baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew. But how is it that a young athlete in top shape could suddenly develop a deadly condition?
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.
The Trump administration’s cuts to social programs like career and technical education would deal a blow to its efforts to boost economic growth.