3 responses to “Concussion Diagnoses Doubled in the Past Decade”

  1. Girls soccer, not hockey, has second most concussions, so Dr. wants to ban heading the ball | thegame.za.org

    [...] been at the vanguard of a steep rise in pediatric concussion cases between 2001 and 2010 — by an astounding 58 percent — according to a study by Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics in Kansas City, as [...]

  2. Leading physician warns of ‘concussion epidemic’ in youth soccer, calls for heading to be eliminated under the age of 14 | Off the Bench

    [...] Hospitals and Clinics in Kansas City, Missouri, found that diagnoses of pediatric concussion cases increased by 58 percent between 2001 and 2010, largely due to youth soccer. “What’s happening in this country is an epidemic of [...]

  3. Sarahviz

    We are seeing this phenomenon as well with Pop Warner football. More and more kids are being diagnosed with concussions. I kinda think of it as akin to the peanut butter allergy – why are so many more kids today diagnosed with this than when we were growing up? I think the key word is AWARENESS.

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