Invisible Battle with Concussions – Catesby’s Recovery
Sarah Clay describes how her son Catesby was able to get back on the field after two concussions sidelined him for months.
New ‘collar’ being tested in Cincinnati could prevent concussions
A recent study of high school football players adds to mounting evidence that a neck collar may help reduce brain injury from sports-related head impacts. The Q-Collar, inspired by the
Study Says Mobile APP Helps Teens with Concussions Heal
Research from Cincinnati Children’s Sports Medicine Division and the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center shows teens who used a mobile health app once a day in conjunction with medical
Common symptoms of concussions
Concussions are a form of traumatic brain injury. They usually are not life-threatening but their effects can be very serious. Symptoms can show up right after the injury, but sometimes
Seton Soccer Team Latest To Use Protective Collar
A brief summary and link to a media story about researchers studying a protective collar with the Seton girls soccer team.
Local News Anchor’s Message About Helmet Safety and Concussions
WCPO news anchor and reporter Julie O'Neill shares her daughter's biking accident experience and why helmet safety is so important.
Researchers hope new technology can prevent concussions
New technology is being tested by Cincinnati Children’s researchers to protect student athletes. The device, known as the Q-Collar, could lessen the risk of concussions from inside the skull, rather
Drive to Protect Brain from Concussions Inspired by Woodpeckers
A brief summary of and link to a story about research on a collar-like device designed to minimize sports-related concussions.
Concussions: It’s OK For Kids To Play Contact Sports
Parents often wonder if they should let their kids play contact sports that could lead to concussions. Here is some advice from our Director of Sports Medicine Research.
St. X, Moeller aid in concussion prevention study
A brief summary of and link to a Cincinnati Enquirer story about an experimental device to minimize sports-related concussions.
Concussion issue lingers as more athletes diagnosed
A brief summary of and link to a Dayton Daily News story discussing the issues surrounding sports-related concussions.
Cincinnati Children’s Doctor Concerned with High Number of CT Scans for Kids with Concussion Symptoms
Dr. Wendy Pomerantz, an emergency medical physician at Cincinnati Children’s, is concerned that pediatricians are ordering unnecessary CT scans for children exhibiting concussion symptoms, so she and her team surveyed
Why I’m Interested in NFL Concussion Rates
You might be asking yourself why a Cincinnati Children’s researcher would be interested in NFL concussion rates. I realize that the connection might not be immediately apparent. Sure, I love
Football-related concussions addressed in The New York Times by Cincinnati Children’s director of sports medicine research
As the NFL playoffs begin this weekend, Cincinnati Children’s Greg Myer is generating greater awareness of efforts to understand and reduce football-related concussions. Myer, director of sports medicine research at
Study Suggests High-Altitude Playing Fields May Reduce Concussions
According to a recent study by doctors at Cincinnati Children’s, high school football players are 27 percent less likely to suffer concussions in games played at higher altitudes. Altitude is
‘Don’t Tell Coach’: Playing Through Concussions
A recently released report found a “culture of resistance” among high school and college athletes who are sometimes too quick to shrug off the effects of concussions. The study by
Students With Concussions Need to Take Timeout from School
New guidelines from The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) say kids need to take a time out before returning to school after a concussion. In issuing the new guidelines, the
High School Football Players are Unconcerned over Sports-Related Concussions
A new study of football players shows many would not report symptoms of a concussion to a coach. The Cincinnati Children’s study of 120 high school football players found that