May 10, 2012 Us

Should heading be banned from girls’ soccer?

Very scary and interesting reading.. What do you all think – Should heading be banned from girls’ soccer?

Concussion Crisis’ impacting girls’ soccer

The number of girls suffering concussions in soccer accounts for the second largest amount of all concussions reported by young athletes, according to theAmerican Journal of Sports Medicine.  (Football tops the list.)

“What’s happening in this country is an epidemic of concussions, number one, and the realization that many of these individuals are going to go on to post-concussion syndrome, which can alter their ability to function at a high level for the rest of their lives,” Dr. Cantu said. ”

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