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Injury Prevention Blog #4: Concussions

John Robinson

Tags concussion, injury, mma, News, prevention, ufc

I Might Have a Concussion, But at Least I Don't Have a Concussion     Photo Courtesy of MMAFighting.com   Sports related head injuries are in the spotlight like never before. Once confined to discussions about the dangers of boxing, concussions are now part of the daily discourse when examining their prevalence in all contact sports, including football, hockey and even sports entertainment, like professional wrestling. Tragically, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, has been implicated in the deaths of prominent athletes Junior Seau and WWE wrestler Chris Benoit. Mixed Martial Arts practitioners and promoters have long...