The Sports Medicine Concussion Program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has teamed with NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and catcher David Ross to raise awareness on concussion treatments.
London Glenn, 13, had the football.
The NFL estimates that nearly three in 10 former players will develop debilitating brain conditions, and that they will be stricken earlier and at least twice as often as the general population.
To many-a-fan’s dismay, some players were noticeably ‘out of it’ and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.
Ryan Mundy and Steve Breaston will host the football camp for boys and girls ages 8-13. The non-contact camp is designed to improve a child’s fundamental football skills. Campers will have the opportunity to learn football skills from Ryan Mundy and Steve Breaston as well as the importance of teamwork, sportsmanship, communication and education.
The late Hall Famer center Mike Webster anchored the Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line in the glory days of the 1970s.
Dan Marino filed a lawsuit against the NFL for concussion-related injuries, but now, he is reportedly withdrawing it.
Pittsburgh-native and former Miami Dolphins star Dan Marino is the latest football player to file a concussion suit against the NFL.
Could a certain kind of brain imaging called high definition fiber tracking help diagnose concussion and assess recovery?
Rob Pratte was joined by Hall of Fame Linemen Joe DeLamielleure to discuss brain injuries in the NFL.
UPMC neurosurgeon Dr. Joseph Maroon reacts to Tony Dorsett’s CTE diagnosis with Vinnie & Cook on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan.
For 20 seasons, Brett Favre stared down some of the biggest, meanest players in the NFL, and won. Now retired, 44-year-old Favre says this memory loss is far more frightening than anything he faced on the field.
After a concussion, how do you get the information from the field to the doctor’s office? An app is taking information right from the field, court or rink and putting it directly in doctors’ hands.
After earning three Super Bowl rings with the Steelers and a career in college coaching, football remains in John Banaszak’s blood. It’s what remains in his brain though that worries him.
The NFL agreed to pay more than three-quarters of a billion dollars to settle lawsuits from thousands of former players who developed dementia or other concussion-related brain disorders they say were caused by the very on-field violence that fueled the game’s rise to popularity and profit.