Competitive Environment Complicates Decisions About Head Injuries

May 6th, 2015 - By admin in Athletic/Performance Enhancement, Mild/Traumatic Brain Injury, Neurofeedback News

Injuries sustained by several players in high profile cases have trou­bled concus­sion activists. They say that despite clear progress in the recog­ni­tion and treat­ment of head injuries in soccer, it is often up to the injured athlete or that athlete’s coach to deter­mine when an injury requires removal from play. Manda­tory stop­pages and tempo­rary substi­tu­tions have been proposed and discussed by FIFA, soccer’s world governing body. But in the absence of strict rules throughout the sport, concus­sion treat­ment continues to vary widely.

Full Article: The New York Times, “Compet­i­tive Envi­ron­ment Compli­cates Deci­sions About Head Injuries”