Last week, we covered the basics of what a concussion actually is, what symptoms can be experienced, and the common causes in the game of lacrosse. In this post, I’ll be discussing why we should care about concussions and what type of consequences can be associated with this type of injury. A 2012 study reported that among high school sports, concussion rate was third highest in boys’ lacrosse behind football and ice hockey. Another 2013 study by the NY Institute of Technology surveyed high school girls’ lacrosse players…
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Over the past few months, concussions have been gaining more and more attention in the media, schools, sports leagues, and the medical world. FRONTLINE recently aired League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis, which left viewers reeling about the subject. Around the same time, Lacrosse Magazine published a few stories on concussions, including one featuring former Duke and Cannons stand-out Brad Ross.
Concussions are a huge deal in the world of sport right now, and while the issue has been slowly gaining traction for years, it seems to have reached a point where people are more open and honest than they have ever been before.
Concussions in sports, especially football, hockey and lacrosse, are a growing concern. Education and treatment are key, but that is only half of the equation. We can’t forget about prevention!
This week we take a look at Concussions In Lacrosse and how this issue is getting bigger and bigger. Plus we’ve got the Lacrosse Video of the Week and ALL the links worth reading!
Connor has been feeling the Lacrosse Drop love lately. He just can’t stop with these things. Since there’s so much lax to talk about, we’ll let him continue to create super posts. After all, LAS is for the children. We’ll start with highlights and move quickly to headshots. Not cool.
What does TGIF stand for anyways?
Jumbo Jack dives into the legal ramifications of brain injuries and sports. What kinds of policies are being created to try to keep athletes safe.
Blake Gaudet asks the tough questions…like is little Johnny less likely to be knocked unconscious with a stick in his hand?
Concussions in football have been a major topic swirling the media-sphere and in a recent ESPN article, Bill Simmons talked to Malcom Gladwell and lacrosse was mentioned. Some of your favorite LaxAllStars writers give their take. Open the door and step into a lively debate in “The Writer’s Room”.