Some Types Of Hits To High School Football Players’ Heads Especially Damaging

HealthDay (7/18, Dotinga) reports researchers found that certain types of hits to high school football players’ heads are especially damaging to players, according to a new study published in Pediatrics. The researchers reviewed data collected from devices inside football helmets and found that hits to the head that were preceded by running a long distance as well as hits caused by other players were especially damaging, according to University of Georgia assistant professor Julianne Schmidt, the study’s author.

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— “Concussion Study Shows Player-to-Player Hits Most Damaging,” Randy Dotinga, HealthDay, July 18, 2016.

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