Month: January 2018

Higher Concussion Risk in Female Athletes


Last week the HITG team published an important review on the risk of concussions and other head injuries in elite level contact sports. Specifically, we compared the number and characteristics of head injuries in football, ice hockey, rugby and American football. We also analysed whether concussions are more frequent in male or female players. After screening 7673 articles, these are our key findings.

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