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Friday, April 30, 2010
Head Injuries a Major Concern in High School Sports
We've been writing about the potential for TBI's in high school sports and the very real dangers of concussions, which are now considered mild TBI's. This topic hit home recently when a local baseball player was struck in the head with a ball. The Tallahassee Democrat reported:
Miller Joyner fired a strike Tuesday night, much to the delight of his Robert F. Munroe teammates surrounding him on the mound. The cheers and applause were a far cry from five days earlier, when the senior shortstop was drilled in the head on a botched pickoff play at second base in the Bobcats' game at Maclay.According to a study by NeurosurgeryToday.org, 26,964 baseball and softball players were treated in emergency rooms for head injuries in 2008.
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