November 16, 2016
The NFL sent a memo to the teams and instructed them to provide only minimal information about players out with a concussion. They provided boilerplate text for teams to provide if receiving an inquiry about a player's status. They're to state that “the player is in the concussion protocol under the supervision of the medical team, and the club will monitor his status.”
Charles Walker of the Oklahoma Sooners announced that he's leaving the team before the season ends. He's been out with a concussion and is planning to prepare for the NFL draft.
Jordan Staal of the Carolina Hurricanes sustained a concussion on Sunday and is now on injured reserve.
The National Women's Hockey League (NWHL) second season is in progress. For the game schedule and more, see the website: National Women's Hockey League. The Canadian Women's Hockey League (CWHL) season is also underway. For information, check out the website: Canadian Women's Hockey League.
You can watch games online for both leagues. Check out the respective websites for information and schedules.
There's a need for a longitudinal study regarding cervical issues. Information is on my post on HerConcussion.com: Needed: Multi-Generational Female Neck and Concussion Study
A new study of 24 high school football players experienced changes to gray matter and white matter after one season. The players used sensors during the season. The tests were DTIs, DKI, and MEG.