The TeamSafe​® Report #32: Concussion Contradiction and Confusion Continue

The world of concussions continues to be embroiled in contradiction, conflict of interest and confusion. In an excellent article by Shelia Dingus, the topic of academic fraud and its ramifications to concussion research and concussion care are discussed. Author and reporter Ted Tatos and The Athletic "revealed evidence of LD/ADHD [Learning Disorders/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder] rates among incoming college football athletes at UNC of over 50% in some cohort-years and UNC’s failure to disclose these diagnoses as the football athletes participated in the school’s concussion research." Previous research showed that athletes with LD/ADHD are more susceptible to concussions and requi

The TeamSafe​® Report #31: The 2019 Year End Report

2019 - A Very Disturbing Year in Youth Sports Safety 34 Youth Athlete Deaths - Click Here for the List This is more than disturbing. This is a travesty. The same issues again and again. Lack of preparation, lack of oversight, lack of communication, lack of documentation, lack of education. Heat, Heart, Brain, Asthma, Suicide, Infection, Blood Clot Lots of talk about the concern for athlete safety, but precious little action. In many of these cases we do not know the full story. For example, Read More Here

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