Football Traumatology: Current Concepts: From Prevention to Treatment
- Fighting Back (Book Review). Mitchell, Milton E. // LJ: Library Journal;10/15/1975, Vol. 100 Issue 18, p1943
Reviews the book 'Fighting Back,' by Rocky Bleier and Terry O'Neil.
- Has football become too violent? Campbell, David // Football Digest;Mar1995, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p62
Focuses on the injuries suffered by football players in the United States. Chicago Bears fullback Merril Hoge's injuries caused by concussion; Quarterbacks who suffered from concussions; Impact of the salary cap on the football teams.
- Set, hike,...ouch! // Science World;10/20/95, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p5
Presents body part injury statistics of school athletes who play football. Ankle and foot as the most commonly injured part; Tips on the reduction of injuries.
- The most dangerous game. Gelman, David // Newsweek;12/14/1992, Vol. 120 Issue 24, p66
Discusses various risks associated with the game of football as another football player was paralyzed while playing. Details of the play that paralyzed Jet defensive end Dennis Byrd; Danger of a tackler hitting with his head down; Fragile structure of the neck; Doctors blame the head-impact...
- Scientifically Dirty. // Time;Dec1967, Vol. 90 Issue 22, p66
The article focuses on the increase of injuries in professional football caused by the dirty play of players in the U.S.
- The unfortunate 500. King, Peter // Sports Illustrated;12/7/92, Vol. 77 Issue 24, p20
Discusses the increasing and staggering number of NFL players who have missed at least one game because of injury. The recent serious injury to Jet defensive lineman Dennis Byrd; Other recent injuries to notable players; Statistics on player injuries; Teams affected by numerous injuries; Three...
- Helmets are not weapons. // Sports Illustrated;12/7/92, Vol. 77 Issue 24, p28
Presents a commentary by Houston Oiler quarterback Warren Moon on the dangers of spearing in the National Football League. The injury Moon suffered in the November 15, 1992 game against the Minnesota Vikings; Minnesota Viking defensive back Vencie Glenn's crushing helmet tackle which left Moon...
- Blood, sweat and fears. King, Peter // Sports Illustrated;12/14/92, Vol. 77 Issue 25, p56
Discusses the risks of paralyzing injuries in professional football. Buffalo's Bruce Smith comments on the trade-off for a comfortable lifestyle; The human body not made for football; The paralyzing injury to Jet lineman Dennis Byrd; Most players consider the risk worth taking; The game cannot...
- A dangerous sport. // Pediatrics for Parents;1996, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p12
Reports on football injuries based on an article published in the May 1996 issue of the periodical `Physicians Financial News.' Percentage of minor and major football injuries; Common injuries.