BBC: Are women more at risk of concussion than men?

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Injury, Brain Research

New American research aims to pin down whether women’s brains might be at greater risk of concussion than men – when they sustain a head injury playing sport. Anecdotal reports suggest that concussion in girls and women is more serious than in males and take longer to recover from. Sports like American football, rugby and boxing have introduced guidelines for what to do when a player has a blow to the head. (January 4, 2018)

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