When it comes to concussions in high school sports, there’s some good news and there’s some bad news. A new study says the rates of football practice concussions have gone down in recent years. But, concussion rates have increased in football games. And, there are plenty of concussions to go around.
Here’s a rundown of the high school sports with the highest concussion rates:
- Boys’ football
- Girls’ soccer
- Boys’ ice hockey
Cheerleading and wrestling are also big deals, with plenty of concussions occurring both in practice and during competitions. (MedScape)