Female athletes suffer more head injuries than males

Published in the July 14, 2008 issue of Boston Globe

By Jordana Bieze Foster


Collisions happen in soccer. It's part of the game. But when it happened to Meghan Gould, the result was devastating.

The sophomore midfielder for the University of Massachusetts went up for a header in an October game against Rhode Island, only to be knocked off balance by the impact of another player's head hitting hers. The Danvers native and former Bishop Fenwick all-star got up, walked it off, and kept playing until halftime, when team trainers determined she had suffered a concussion.

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