Monthly archive for February 2016

Mario Fenech comments and new movie Concussion put spotlight on sports injuries

Head injuries sustained in sporting contests are in the spotlight. The issue roared back into the news when the fondly regarded former rugby league champion, Mario Fenech, once captain of the South Sydney Rabbitohs, put the issue of brain damage front and centre when he admitted he

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BMX star Dave Mirra committed suicide; CTE a factor?

BMX legend Dave Mirra struggled with depression before he committed suicide Thursday, leading one government official to ask whether the repeated trauma Mirra suffered as an action sports athlete contributed to his death at age 41. Greenville (N.C.) Police Chief Mark Holtzman told reporters at a news

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