From 2005-06 through 2010-11, over 1.5 million high school basketball players were treated in emergency departments with basketball-related injuries, and an additional one million were treated by athletic trainers.
Matthew Belardine, a former volunteer football coach at Steubenville (Ohio) High School, was found guilty on Tuesday for offenses related to the rape of a 16-year-old girl in 2012.
Three years after dismissing Title IX complaints against 60 Oregon school districts, the U.S. Department of Education's office for civil rights may be feeling a sense of déjà vu.
The Institute of Medicine and National Research Council are inviting athletes between the ages of 13 and 22 to submit one-minute public service announcements about the potential ramifications of concussions.
The bill would have required mandatory annual concussion training for coaches and established penalties for school officials who didn't follow the provisions of the state's youth-concussion law.
Some football players' brains may not fully recover from hits endured even after six months of no-contact rest during the offseason, suggests a new study published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE.
The findings, from a study conducted in Ontario, Canada, call for doctors and school personnel to be more aware of the behavioral problems that may result from traumatic brain injuries such as concussions.
Youth-athletes from higher-income families are 68 percent more likely to suffer serious overuse injuries compared to lower-income athletes, according to a new study.
Dr. James Andrews suggested in an interview that year-round baseball is the No. 1 cause for the rise in baseball pitchers of all ages undergoing Tommy John surgery.
Middle and high school student-athletes grappling with coming out as gay can now look to Derrick Gordon, a sophomore guard for the UMass Minutemen, as inspiration.