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Concussion Articles

Check out the latest articles on concussions from our sports medicine experts.

Signs of a Concussion in Young Athletes

After a head injury, athletes should be seen to see if they have a concussion. Red flags can determine if your kid has a serious condition.

How to Handle the Emotional Effects of Concussion

Concussions can put an athlete at an increased risk for depression, irritability and isolation. Learn the warning signs.

What Does the New Concussion Legislation Mean?

Learn more about the youth sports concussion law (Senate Bill 40, or the "Jake Snakenberg Youth Concussion Act").

Developmental and Psychosocial Impacts of Concussions

A recent study by concussion experts at Children's Hospital Colorado shows that kids may be exaggerating symptoms. Learn more.

Do Concussions Lead to More Serious Injury?

Can concussions lead to neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s or Lou Gehrig’s Disease? Our experts explain.

Is it Safe to Return to Sports after a Concussion?

Experts at Children's Hospital Colorado talk about minimizing the risk for Second Impact Syndrome.

Baseline Cognitive Testing in Young Athletes

Some athletics require athletes to take a test before competing on a team. But, these tests may not be as reliable as originally thought.

The Truth About Concussions

Children’s Hospital Colorado experts address five common myths about concussions.

Helping Kids Recover from Concussion

Learn how to hep your child, student or athlete succeed in their recovery from a concussion.