head injuries http://wkar.org en Gov. Snyder Signs Youth Sports Concussion Bills http://wkar.org/post/gov-snyder-signs-youth-sports-concussion-bills <p>Michigan would boost efforts to reduce the number and severity of concussions in youth sports under bills signed Tuesday by Governor Rick Snyder.</p> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 22:18:03 +0000 Jake Neher 25845 at http://wkar.org Gov. Snyder Signs Youth Sports Concussion Bills Females and Younger Athletes Take Longer to Recover From Concussions http://wkar.org/post/females-and-younger-athletes-take-longer-recover-concussions <p>It isn&#39;t only football and hockey players who suffer from concussions.&nbsp; Any athlete is at risk, including females.&nbsp;&nbsp; Studies show girls are reporting nearly twice as many concussions as boys in sports played by both.&nbsp; Now, new research out of Michigan State University shows that females and younger athletes who suffered concussions took longer to recover than males and older athletes. Wed, 16 May 2012 03:30:30 +0000 Gretchen Millich 17389 at http://wkar.org Females and Younger Athletes Take Longer to Recover From Concussions