Which football positions face the highest risk of brain damage?

concussionsIt’s no secret that football players are at risk for concussions. Nor is it a secret that repeated concussions can cause long-term brain damage. However, the details of those risks have yet to be fully fleshed out.

One recent study does shed light on how concussions differ – in location, severity and frequency – depending on the player’s position. The study examines the mechanics of concussions among running players versus linemen. Continue reading “Which football positions face the highest risk of brain damage?”