19
October
2014
|
08:30 AM
Europe/Amsterdam

After a concussion, it's unclear when - or if - high school athletes should return to action

The attention given to concussions has never been more intense. It has prompted coaches, parents, schools, legislatures - everyone - to be hypersensitive to head injuries and their symptoms. A step in the right direction. But it's the next step - the aftermath of the initial diagnosis - that still lacks a precise medical standard. When is a high school player ready to return to the football field after suffering head trauma?

Read more

Source: The Kansas City Star