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Ruhee Shah

Prevention strategies and immediate treatment may lessen impact of injuries.

Protecting U.Va. athletes from injury

According to a study by the CDC, there are an average of 16,607 injuries sustained in collegiate basketball every year, with an estimated injury rate of 8.5 per 1,000 athlete exposures to potential sources of injury.

How young people lose memory

In March, the National Football League acknowledged for the first time the link between head injuries sustained while playing football and the development of chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

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