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Brain science
Brain scans of ex-NFL players show impact of collision sports
Published Nov 29, 2023
Hopkins Medicine adds to growing stack of evidence that collision sports involving repeated blows to the head may lead to dementia and other forms of cognitive disorders
Head injuries
Engineers tackle concussion research
Published Jan 29, 2018 Video
Researchers developing digital tools for faster, more precise diagnosis
Lasting impact
Published Spring 2017
JHU psychiatrist examines brains of NFL athletes who have suffered concussions, finding molecular changes that last decades after trauma / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Sports science
Signs of brain injuries seen in young NFL players
Published Nov 29, 2016
Findings add to mounting evidence of connection between concussions and the neurodegenerative disease CTE
Injury analysis
How catchers get hurt
Published Sept 8, 2015
Most MLB catcher injuries aren't caused by home plate collisions, study finds / Hopkins Medicine
Researchers study brain injuries in ex-NFL players
Published Jan 26, 2015
Results provide further evidence of potential long-term neurological risks to football players who sustain repeated head injuries / Hopkins Medicine
Heady stuff
Impact science may help prevent concussions
Published March 7, 2013
Researchers take close look at how brain responds to impact in effort to understand brain injuries in athletes, soldiers