By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 16, 2013 09:12 AM EDT
Jets quarterback David Garrard said Wednesday that he will have to quit football due to his knee injury, narrowing the Jets quarterback roster to four.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 14, 2012 02:36 PM EST
Medal-winning Olympians live longer than the general population, regardless of what country they are from, what medal they won, or what type of sport they played.
By Christine Hsu | Nov 14, 2012 03:45 PM EST
Researchers compared brain scans of a group of professional soccer players who had no symptoms and no known concussions to a group a swimmers and found significant white matter changes in the brains of the soccer players.
By Ivan Oransky | Oct 27, 2012 11:03 AM EDT
New study looked at data from every Major League Baseball pitcher from 2002 to 2007, focusing on a given year's pitch count, innings pitched and whether the player ended up injured the following year.
By Christine Hsu | Oct 22, 2012 03:38 PM EDT
Despite more attention on concussions in the NFL, a new survey reveals that many high school athletes are not concerned about concussions.
By Andrew M. Seaman | Oct 22, 2012 11:13 AM EDT
A group of U.S. pediatricians on Monday recommended that cheerleading be designated an official sport, mainly to help prevent injuries
By Amy Norton | Sep 21, 2012 10:21 AM EDT
Competitive rowers and cross-country skiers may not have any more chronic lower back pain than the rest of us despite putting constant stress on their backs.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 05, 2012 06:36 PM EDT
Government health officials released a new study revealing that NFL players are three times more likely to die of neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson's disease and four times more likely to die of Alzheimer's disease compared to the general population.