Football and Brain Injury

Football and Brain Injury

Learn about the risks of brain damage from youth tackle football, and what can be done to protect our young athletes. Dr. Robbins launched a public awareness campaign in December 2012 to warn people that despite the sport’s many benefits, we are increasingly...
Hockey Safety and Brain Trauma

Hockey Safety and Brain Trauma

We are only dealt one brain for a lifetime. Hockey luddites have traditionally dismissed brain traumas with “don’t worry, it’s only your coconut”. However, even big, tough hockey players suffer mightily from the result of repetitive head traumas. A recent rash of...
Heading the Ball Causes Brain Damage

Heading the Ball Causes Brain Damage

Heading a soccer ball is not as innocuous as once was thought. Headers sometimes result in a concussion. Thousands of headers over a career may lead to permanent brain damage. A growing body of evidence points to the adverse effects of multiple headers. One...

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