Stanford, CA — The swish of the net. The squeak of shoes on the court. The pop of a knee? A recent study from the Stanford University School of Medicine shows that basketball players who frequently drive to the basket may be more likely to experience a torn ACL.
Boston — A recent study of former athletes who participated in contact sports shows that more than 7 out of 10 experienced significant brain injuries over their lifetime, and almost as many endured dementia before dying.