Study Says High School Football Players Show Brain Changes, Even Without Concussion

High school players can undergo significant brain changes after only a single season— even if they don’t get a , Wake Forest University researchers have found.

Scientists said the ongoing study of 24 students, ages 16 to 18, from a Winston-Salem, N.C. high school, is the largest and most comprehensive research of its kind.

 

Maybe adolescents shouldn’t play high-impact sports?