A lawyer who filed the first concussion lawsuit against the NFL says the league stepped up and the game will be better because of the litigation.
Out of all the equipment worn by football players, researchers and athletic trainers at Georgia Southern University say six sensors placed inside a helmet may be the most protective.
Georgia Southern University officials say the school is using a $385,000 grant to study the impact of concussions on football players.
A potential treatment for traumatic brain injuries may be tested in retired professional football players, who are the focus of concern over blows to the head.
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill into law aimed at protecting the state's youth from concussion-related injuries.
Former NFL players trying to sue the league over concussion-linked injuries have argued in court that the NFL "glorified" violence and profited from damaging hits to the head.
The law that cleared the state legislature Tuesday regulates how coaches, athletes and healthcare professionals manage concussions.
Newly approved legislation would require that young athletes in Georgia who show the symptoms of a concussion be pulled from games and reviewed by medical professionals.
The Georgia Concussion Coalition is working with state legislators on a bill that would regulate how coaches and athletes manage head injuries.
One of those programs is called ImPACT. The athlete goes through a series of six tests including word memory, visual memory, and reaction time.