Concussion in sport: making athletes safer with research

You’re taught as a young kid to sort of put on these layers of armour, to get out there and get into the fray One of my grandfather’s old sayings, he said ‘It’s better to wake up in an ambulance than duck out of a contest’ Aww. You can hear the sound. Crunch! It reverberated…

Duke Sports Science Institute

The Sports Science Institute that we are dedicating today, grows out of a history that’s very peculiar and distinctive to this place. There aren’t that many places in the world that have great medicine and world class athletics. [MUSIC] But the interesting think about Duke is, as soon as you had Duke, athletics and medicine…

Football, Dementia, and the Future of Sports

[♪ INTRO] From Little League to college football to the World Cup, sports is a huge industry. We play on neighborhood teams as kids, root for our favorite professional athletes, and buy millions of dollars’ worth of branded merchandise each year. But even if you don’t personally care what the next big sportsball thing is,…

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Concussion Battle (Full Segment) | Real Sports w/ Bryant Gumbel | HBO

I’m Bryant Gumbel with HBO’sReal Sports.NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Jr. has just begun his second career having moved from Pit Road to the broadcast booth. The change was prompted by a series of concussions about which Earnhardt has said fairly little. Tonight, he reveals the startling details of the health battle that has changed his…

Concussion Treatment – Behind the News

EMMA: It was a moment that had a lot of Aussie cricket fans worried. During the second Ashes Test between Australia and England, Steve Smith fell to the ground after being struck in the neck. COMMENTATOR: He can’t possibly stay on after that. It’s very overwhelming watching someone get hit in the face in that…

Knee Injury Prevention with Duke Sports Medicine

[MUSIC] I’m Jocelyn Wittstein, I’m an orthopedic surgeon at Duke. I specialize in sports medicine. My background is, I trained in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine at Duke. I’ve practiced for several years in Cooperstown, New York. I’ve been a team physician for two colleges there, including men’s and women’s soccer, including Division I soccer. I…

Concussion in Sport Australia

Concussion is a mild form of traumatic brain injury that results in transient impairment of neurological function. It usually results from a blow or knock to the head but it’s important for everybody to understand that concussion can occur from a knock or a blow to anywhere in the body where that force is transmitted…

Concussion concerns: Should young children play contact sports?

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