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Sports concussions affect men and women differently

Female athletes need more attention in brain research.

a women sits with ther hand on head. She has sunglasses and a hat. She is wearing pink
Ashleigh Gardner (rear in sunglasses) of the Sixers looks on after being ruled out of the match due to concussion during the Women's Big Bash League WBBL match between the Adelaide Strikers and the Sydney Sixers at Drummoyne Oval, on November 15, 2020, in Sydney, Australia. Credit: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images.