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New study on how concussion affects athletes' brains

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by 2muchcoffeeman, Jan 28, 2009.

  1. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    ... and, it goes without saying, everybody else's brains. (Possible column/feature fodder for somebody?)

    The summary: Concussions are not invisible, innocuous injuries, as had been thought up until this point. They cause immediate brain damage and the effects are cumulative.

    http://www.cnn.com/2009/HEALTH/01/26/athlete.brains/index.html

     
  2. Diabeetus

    Diabeetus Active Member

    http://www.sportsjournalists.com/forum/threads/66233/
     
  3. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    Well, shit. Fail of the search function.

    Could somemoddy assassinate this thread, please? Thanks.
     
  4. Rough Mix

    Rough Mix Guest

    It's OK.

    Those of us (such as this poster) who have suffered multiple concussions need a reminder sometimes 8)
     
  5. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    Two. One in football and one when my bicycle got hit by a motorcycle in eighth grade. :-\
     
  6. Rough Mix

    Rough Mix Guest

    Sadly, got you beat.
     
  7. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    Holy shit. Sorry to hear/read that.
     
  8. Rough Mix

    Rough Mix Guest

    It's Ok. Not a big deal

    :)
     
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