Two Harvard Students talk about their concussions

Josephine U. Pucci ’13, a Crimson hockey player with Olympic ambitions, talks about the injuries that caused her to withdraw from the College. ¬†Source:¬†http://www.thecrimson.com/feature/concussions/

AJ Millet ’13, a former Harvard soccer player, was knocked out of the game after her second diagnosed concussion.

Concussions and the Female Athlete

Leading research on concussions among young female athletes is changing approaches to sports safety. Experts help players, parents and coaches reduce risks and avoid head injuries.

Original Broadcast: 10/16/2011
Length: 56 minutes, 40 seconds. Source

 

Why are female concussions different than male?

1. Neck strength? twisting of neck? stabilization?
2. Female and male hormones
3. Combo of both?