Brain Health and Sports: Use Your Head… Don’t Abuse It

Earlier on the blog we discussed the dangers of concussions in both football and hockey; however, many across the world are now concerned about potential brain damage that can occur from other sports such as soccer and rugby.  Although these sports do not have as much hard contact as hockey or football, they are rough and knocks to the head are still likely to occur.  The following from Reuters Canada discusses the growing instances of head injury in sports other than boxing, football and hockey.  It is so important no matter what your sport to wear a proper equipment, and tknow the signs and symptoms of a concussion or brain damage.  Remember, play smart and play safe!   

Reuters: Brain damage concussion fears seep into rugby and soccer