Monthly Archives: August 2018

Study Shows Concussions Prevalent in Water Polo Athletes

In 2016, during a first-ever survey conducted by UCI, 36% of water polo players report getting concussions. UCI receive more than 1,500 surveys from USA water polo players, both men and women. These surveys asked questions about head injuries, concussions, and symptoms of concussions. Of these players, most of the reported head injuries came from […]

Swimmers Can Get Concussions – or Even CTE – from Hits to the Head

It was long thought that concussions were the cause of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy – or CTE. But, a new study from Boston University shows that hits to the head are the cause of CTE. “The concussion is really irrelevant for triggering CTE,” Dr. Lee Goldstein, an associate professor at Boston University School of Medicine and […]