If you get the chance you should take the time to read the research that has been done by David Hovda, PhD and Kevin Guskiewicz, PhD, ATC; not only is it good information but it has been some of the leading information. These two gentleman do a great job of explaining the issues and making them more tangible for everyone.
On September 6th, both Hovda and Guskiewicz had a real-time chat about concussions on ScienceLive;
ScienceLive, Science magazine’s weekly web discussions with experts in various fields, will examine the issue of sports- and combat-related head injuries during a web chat at 3 p.m. Eastern today. Guests include Kevin Guskiewicz of the Matthew Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and David Allen Hovda, the Director of the UCLA Brain Injury Research Center.
You can click the link above to go and read the replay of the chat, a must for those looking for information and would be a good idea if you have kids playing sports now. Below are selected comments from the chat; Continue reading