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Reporting concussions: Why do athletes ignore symptoms?

Reporting concussions: Why do athletes ignore symptoms?

Timothy Diamond, Contributor
April 10, 2017
Filed under Column, Recent Stories, SPORTS

Not all concussions are willingly reported. The biggest problem surrounding concussions is underreporting – and it’s often not the player’s own fault. Sometimes, coaches and parents preach toughness and urge youth athletes to return to the game after injury. Nowadays, there are individuals...

Headgear debate leads to split decision for boxing

Pat Koster, News Editor
March 9, 2016
Filed under Column, SPORTS

Protective gear is supposed to prevent injury to an athlete, but what happens when protective gear is prohibited from a sport? According to the International Boxing Association (AIBA), wearing headgear actually has negative effects on male boxers. Male boxers aren’t going to wear protective headgear...

Game of Hard Knocks: Athletic departments alone in concussion prevention

Game of Hard Knocks: Athletic departments alone in concussion prevention

Brandon Schlager, Executive Editor
December 5, 2013
Filed under Campus, NEWS, Showcase

Casey Kacz remembers the date but not much else. He manages to recall the play he ran and the feeling of his pursuant dragging him down from behind to the turf beneath them both. But he does not recall what happened next. Today it is something he will never forget. In 2006, during his sophomore...

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