brain injuries

How can athletes in contact sports protect their cognitive health?

By Chayil Champion • August 17, 2021

According to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are close to 840,000 cases of traumatic brain injury (TBI) among children every year in the U.S. The groups most commonly at risk for brain injury are children age 0 to 4 and adolescents age [...]

By uclahealth • October 29, 2020
When it comes to youth sports, concussions have not always been taken seriously. That’s changing rapidly, however, as athletes, coaches and parents are becoming much more aware of the seriousness of these brain injuries. That’s a positive development, because concussions can cause long-term problems with brain [...]
By uclahealth • February 21, 2017
In a unique joint-venture partnership, UCLA Health has joined forces with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Select Medical to open the [...]
By uclahealth • October 4, 2016