Post Tagged with: "concussions"

Former Rams goalkeeper Michael Carlucci suffered a concussion a year ago and hasn’t played competitive soccer to this day. (Dasha Zolota / Ryersonian Staff)

Living after a concussion

Michael Carlucci is 20 years old. Carlucci was a soccer goalie. He was because he no longer is – or better yet, he can’t be. A concussion cut his playing days short and it’s been a year since Carlucci could play in net. Concussions are considered an epidemic in football. Yet in soccer, they’re overlooked, an afterthought. It’s a story […]

by Steven Tzemis· · Soccer, Sports
Are we treating concussions properly? (Matt Kennedy/Ryersonian Staff)

Too many concussions, too little knowledge

When it comes to concussions across nearly all levels of sports, there is an alarming case of feast or famine. There are too many athletes “getting rocked” or “seeing stars,” but not enough reporting these as possible concussions. There is a heap of evidence pointing to how frequent and serious concussions are, and still so little is known concerning what […]

by Matthew Kennedy· · Sports, Top stories