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Concussions in girls are not child’s play

According to statistics kept by the Centers for Disease Control, in 2007, girls’ soccer players reported 29,167 concussions, second only to football players.And, a study published in the Jan. 2011 edition of theJournal of Athletic Training said female athletes experience more physical long-term symptoms than male athletes. Researchers collected data from 100 high schools and found that two years after a reported concussion, female athletes reported more drowsiness and sensitivity to noise than male athletes.

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