Articles matching tag: Concussions

  1. Column: Should High School Football Be Eliminated?December 4, 2015

    With the traditional Thanksgiving Day games behind us and only a handful of teams remaining in the playoffs, now may be an opportune time to ask: Is it time to eliminate high school football? Two University of Minnesota doctors have answered that question in the affirmative. Doctors Steven Miles and Shailendra Prasad have come out in favor of eliminating football in the nation’s schools in an effort to reduce the pressure on students to play a sport fraught with danger. They made their recommendation after examining studies of football-related concussions on adolescent brains.