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Study: More recovery time needed for football injuries
Rochester, N.Y. -- Local research showed the offseason might not be enough time for football players to recover from brain injuries.
A University of Rochester study examined the brains of college football players who hadnt suffered a concussion. Six months after the season, they found evidence of brain injuries.
Researchers said players need more time to heal, and that athletes could have a greater risk of head injuries if they play back-to-back seasons.