ThanksLegendary quarterback Y.A Tittle on his knees, bloodied up just after a play in which he threw a pick-six, suffered a concussion AND cracked his sternum. And he still finished the season by the way.
In the field of athletics, a common dialogue of coaches, administrators, athletes, and the media surrounds player safety and concussions. Although the majority of concussions are not associated with a loss of consciousness, the long term affects of these sometimes minor traumatic brain injuries can be devastating. Concussions can occur in many sports, with the NCAA rating Women’s Hockey as the collegiate sport with the highest rate of reported concussions.