The authors calculated rates per athletic exposure, defined as a practice or competition. Overall, high school athletes experienced concussions at a rate of 4.17 per 10,000 exposures. Football had the highest rate per 10,000 exposures at 10.4 followed by girls’ soccer at 8.19 and boys’ ice hockey at 7.69.
Austin school district officials say that the area’s high vaccination rates as well as the district’s mask mandate have made a difference for a district with 12 high school football programs.
Fatality rates over the study period were 5.96 fatalities per 1 million college football players (95% confidence interval [CI] = 0.12–11.81) and 2.18 fatalities per 1 million high school football players (CI = 1.31–3.06) . All four of the college deaths and 14 (58%) of the 24 high school deaths occurred during the last 5 years (2010–2014) of the 10-year study period.
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The rates of concussion among high school and collegiate athletes shown in this study are higher than those previously reported. 8, 11, 12 Competition-related concussion rates were highest among full-contact sports (football and wrestling) and partial-contact sports in which player-to-player contact often occurs (ie, soccer and basketball). We ...
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January 24, 2020 7:30 am by Clinton Boone, PT, DPT 2 Comments. The Chicago Tribune recently reported that high school football participation in Illinois has reached a 26-year low. For the first time since 1993, fewer than 40,000 high school students in Illinois will be participating in football. 1 Furthermore, the National Federation of State High School Associations states the number of high school students playing football has dropped 8 percent since 2007, more than any other sport.
Attendance at college football games had just hit an all-time high, reaching more than 44 million attendees, and more than 2.2 million boys from 6 years old through high school were playing the game.
Football players can develop chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) after playing high school football, although higher rates of CTE are tied to college and pro football, the researchers said.