A new study looks at two tackle football leagues and one flag football league, and reports that flag football may not be the safer option
More than 600,000 children and teens are treated in emergency rooms for traumatic brain injuries each year. What obstacles lurk on the path to recovery? A new study sheds some valuable light.
High levels of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity are associated with lower arterial stiffness in 6- to 8-year-old children, a new study says
Children, like adults, reap physical and mental benefits from being active and getting sweaty
Evaluation from a vision specialist should be included in return-to-learn concussion protocols, recommend experts in a new report
Athletes competing in individual sports more vulnerable to depression, according to research done in Germany
Girls ages 6 to 11 who lack running, catching and balance skills are at greater risk of being obese than boys who have similarly low skills, according to new research
Regaining full function after an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury is more than just physical – it requires retraining the brain, researchers say
Young athletes continue to return to play after sustaining a concussion before being cleared by a medical professional, study finds
A small survey of 77 female high school athletes found that those who experienced concussion symptoms tended to downplay or ignore them
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