New research from UW Medicine's Sports Health and Safety Institute and Seattle Children’s Research Institute found concussion rates among football players ages 5 to 14 were higher than previously reported, with five out of every 100 youth, or 5
"The app is able to be a lot more accurate and detect more subtle changes than the human eye can, even that of a practiced clinician," said Dr. Lynn McGrath, a UW Medicine neurological surgery resident.
(Downloadable video) Researchers, coaches and trainers involved in the new study of young football players discuss the goals. The study is being jointly conducted by Seattle Children's Research Institute and UW Medicine's Sports Health and Safe
After Ty Pozzobon died at age 25, his family said they suspected his death was related to repeated concussions sustained during his rodeo career. The family transported his brain to Seattle, and UW Medicine neuropathologists Christine MacDonald
(Downloadable web and broadcast split-track video, and video script) A study of more than 400 pediatric sports-concussion cases indicates that, in most cases, the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) did not help in the evaluation of persiste