With all the recent discussions on concussions and brain injuries, you’ve got to wonder if it’s negatively affecting youth football participation. Well, the data is in. In the last two years, we’ve seen overall an 11 percent decline in youth football participation across the country.
Has all this talk of concussions and brain injuries negatively affected youth football participation?
Any parent who has raised a child to adulthood knows the teenage brain is, well, different. This anecdotal evidence continues to be backed by research, including a recent study that shows teens are more vulnerable to the long-term effects of head injury. The study findings, published in the journal Brain Injury, followed 96 male athletes […]