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Middle school girls frequently playing soccer despite concussion symptoms
Middle school girls frequently playing soccer despite concussion symptoms (January 22, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From Washington - Many middle-school girls in the US continue to play soccer even with concussion symptoms, according to a report published in JAMA Pediatrics. Researchers studied over 300 female soccer players, aged 11-14 years, 59 of whom suffered a concussion. Overall, researchers studied over 43,000 hours of athletic hours. Results showed that nearly 60% of the girls continued to play with concussion symptoms, though 45% had sought medical attention
 
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