Sport-Related Concussions More Common In High School Girls
One year ago - By The Huffington Post
In high school sports played by both girls and boys, girls are about 50 percent more likely to get a concussion, according to a recent U.S. study.
The reasons may have to do with physical or equipment differences and how often girls and boys report concussions they experience, but the result indicates a need for more research and better prevention strategies, researchers say.
“Parents and athletes alike should be active participants in concussion prevention,” said senior study author Dr. Zachary Y. Kerr from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in North Carolina.
“This needs to...
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