Football, Injuries in

The game of football is one of the most popular sports in the United States, with an estimated 1.5 million participants yearly. A variety of medical and musculoskeletal issues need to be considered at all competitive levels. In fact, it was safety concerns about the early game of football, and its notorious “flying wedge” formation, that led to the establishment of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) at the urging of President Theodore Roosevelt, when colleges banded together with the goal of reforming ...

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