Are female athletes neglected by concussion research?
from The Windsor Star
At a recent gathering in Washington for National Girls & Women in Sports Day, leaders from the Women's Sports Foundation provided a congressional hearing with some mind-boggling statistics regarding the higher rates of concussion among female athletes compared to their male counterparts playing the same sport. According to WSF research, concussion rates are double for girls playing U.S. high school soccer compared to boys and three times higher for girls in high school softball compared to boys' baseball.
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