News tagged with nfl players

Video: What's in a football helmet?

Football is back, and with all the hard hits and tough tackles come renewed concerns about safety. Every NFL player is required to wear a helmet, but the helmets of today are a far cry from the leather creations from decades ...

dateSep 09, 2015 in Other
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Brain docs raise concussion alarm for kids' sports

(AP) -- The risk of concussions from football and some other sports is so serious that a qualified athletic trainer should always be on the field - at adult and children's games, and even at practice, a major doctors group ...

dateNov 01, 2010 in Health
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NFL players with concussions now sidelined longer

NFL players with concussions now stay away from the game significantly longer than they did in the late 1990s and early 2000s, according to research in Sports Health. The mean days lost with concussion increased from 1.92 ...

dateOct 12, 2010 in Health
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